Visitors to Vail and throughout Eagle County are being asked to be mindful that elevated fire restrictions have been enacted as of June 30 and additional fire restrictions could be imposed for the area at any time. The Stage 2 fire restrictions ban any open fire, including campfires, smoking and other activities that increase the risk for wildfire.
Town of Vail Stage 2 Fire Restrictions - Reference Sheet
Due to current fire restrictions, sparklers and other open flame devices are not permitted within the Town of Vail boundaries. Bonfires and open campfires are also prohibited as well as portable outdoor fire appliances. Propane or natural gas-fired outdoor fireplaces are allowed.
Questions about open fires should be directed to Vail Fire and Emergency Services at 970-479-2250. If you live in or are visiting other areas of Eagle County, check with your local fire department for regulations. Please be vigilant and call 9-1-1 if you see something out of the ordinary. For updates, on fire restrictions, visit www.eaglecounty.us/Emergency/Fire_Restriction_Information/.