Most Open Burns require a Burn Permit. Depending on if you live in the City or County, please know what you are allowed to burn. Click Here to learn more on what’s allowed.
On any RED FLAG Fire Weather Day all DFPD Burn Permits are Suspended and Agricultural Burning is Highly Discouraged.
During a RED FLAG Fire Weather Day, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are automatically enacted in unincorporated La Plata County for the duration of the Red Flag Warning.
DURANGO FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
Durango Fire provides an all-hazards service, consisting of: suppression of building, wildland and vehicle fires, emergency medical services/ambulance service including patient transport, rescue (water, rope, vehicle), fire prevention, fire code enforcement, public education, and hazardous material response, to a population of 53,000 in approximately 325 square miles of southwestern Colorado.
DFPD MISSION STATEMENT