Red Flag Warning
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior. Please see fire weather below to confirm how low or high the fire danger is today.
Burn Permit Application Process
An open burning permit, including recreational fire, is required for all open burning conducted within the Archuleta County. The permit may be obtained at the Administrative Office from Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. (The office is closed daily from Noon to 1:00 pm for lunch) Fire permits are $10.00 and are good from the time of purchase until the end of the calendar year in which they are purchased.
Permit buyers are required to fill out an application form at the time of purchase. The permit is good for one address and may be used multiple times.