Agate Fire Protection District | 40160 County Rd 153, PO Box 146 | Agate, CO 80101 | Tel: 719-764-2771
Elbert County is currently in a Stage III Burn Restriction.This restriction prohibits the following:STAGE III RESTRICTIONS shall prohibit the following activities:a. Open burning of any kind.b. Outdoor smoking, excepting smoking within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site, or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.c. The sale or use of fireworks.d. Use of educational rockets.e. Use of indoor fireplaces and wood-burning stoves without an approved chimney spark arrestor.f. Use of recreational motor vehicles without an approved forest service spark arrestor.See Burn Permit Page for More Details
Agate Fire Protection District
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Elbert County Burn Restriction
increased to Stage III
Car Fire Safety
The most important thing is to remain calm, think clearly, and put people before possessions.1.Stop.2.Turn off the car.3.Get everyone out of the car.4.Move away from the car and warn others.5.Call 911 to alert the fire department.6.If the fire is small and there is an extinguisher, use it. But use caution when doing so.For more information click the link-www.defensivedriving.com