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Wildland Fire Information

Defensible Space Guide

Red Flag Warnings – What Do They Mean?

Red Flag Definition – per the National Weather Service:

What are Red Flag Warnings & Fire Weather Watches?

The National Weather Service (NWS) issues Red Flag Warnings & Fire Weather Watches to alert land management agencies about the onset, or possible onset, of critical weather and fuel moisture conditions that could lead to rapid or dramatic increases in wildfire activity. This could be due to low relative humidity, strong winds, dry fuels, or any combination thereof.

Fire Zone 214 Weather Forecast – Fairplay & Alma

Fire weather zones are areas that are susceptible to fire potential and growth and thus different aspects of the environment must be monitored to predict fire potential. Fairplay & Alma are in Fire Zone 214. You can read the daily forecast here: Fire Zone 214.

Fire ban information:

Park County Fire Bans

​​Fire Bans/Restrictions:  call 719-836-4160

Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP)