625 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-549-5858 FAX: 970-549-5810
Spring Burn Season Is Open: March 1st-May 31st
For Immediate Release
Contact: Shawn Montgomery, PIO
Today’s Date: 03/01/2016
Burn spring season is officially open. Please ensure that you obtain a burn permit from Fire Administration located at 625 Ute Ave. The permits can be purchased for $25.00 for both burn seasons. There are several restrictions listed on the permit that provide guidance for safe burning. Fire Ban and Red Flag Warnings are considered a restriction for burning and Mesa County does experience these types of weather warnings this time of year. Please watch your local news stations for weather advisories to ensure a safe burn season.
Remember: YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR FIRE.
Helpful Hints For Successful Burning:
1. Burn during DAYLIGHT hours.
2. Have a WATER HOSE or FIRE EXTINGUISHER at the ready.
3. Keep burn piles 50+ feet away from any structures.
4. Follow the rules on what you are allowed to burn (Do Not Burn Household Trash).