Fire Ban Lifted Effective July 29th, 2020

Upon consultation with the Fire Chiefs of Colfax County, and under the authority of Colfax County Ordinance Number 2006-1, the Colfax County Fire Marshal hereby declares effective immediately, that the ban on open burning in the Farley, Miami, Rapid Response, Ute Park, Vermejo, Philmont, Moreno Valley, and French Tract Fire Districts in Colfax County,be lifted as of 8:00 AM July 29th, 2020

Burn permits are required for all open burning other than recreational fires.  A recreational fire is an open fire of 3 foot or less in diameter. Permits may be found on the Colfax County website.

Nick Cardenas - ColfaxCounty Fire Marshal

Fire Protection Information:


Wildfire Land Guide

Smoke Management