Effective March 13, 2018 there is a ban on open burning in the unincorporated areas of Colfax County.  No outside smoking is permitted except within a 3-foot diameter barren area.  The use of "exterior fireplaces, stoves, chimeneas, or charcoal briquette barbeques (except for gas-propane stoves and barbeques), and all open flames in the above designated areas of Colfax County are prohibited.  Chainsaws will be permitted provided the manufacturers spark arrestor is in place. No burn permits will be issued at this time, and any current burn permits are hereby revoked.

Larry Osborn

Colfax County Fire Marshal

*Please contact the County Fire Marshal or your local Fire Chief for a permit BEFORE any open burning.

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