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September 9, 2019

Wildfire Danger is MODERATE


When the fire danger is "MODERATE," fires can start from most accidental causes, but the number of fire starts is usually pretty low. If a fire does start in an open, dry grassland, it will burn and spread quickly on windy days. Most wood fires will spread slowly to moderately. Average fire intensity will be moderate except in heavy concentrations of fuel, which may burn hot. Fires are still not likely to become serious and are often easy to control.

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Latest Update:

November 17, 2020 10:50 AM

Summit County and the White River National Forest have no extraordinary fire restrictions in place. Campfires and slash burning on private property are allowed only with permits.