Fire ban lifted


October 21, 2021

After a nail-biting summer of hot, dry weather and lightning storms that often created the perfect conditions for fire, fall has finally arrived.

Thanks to last week’s storm, cooler temperatures and higher levels of precipitation than have been seen over recent months, the Crook County Fire Warden has rescinded the full fire ban.

Cooler weather and more moisture are both forecast to continue into the foreseeable future, which made it possible on October 15 for the open burning restrictions to be lifted.

Fire season has been a busy one for our dedicated volunteer firefighters across the c...

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