June 17, 2021 |

Stage 1 fire restrictions are in place throughout the Medicine Bow National Forest, and Carbon County Interim Fire Warden John Rutherford expects the county will soon follow suit. Rutherford will likely recommend a burn ban go into effect throughout the county before the end of this month. Cali O’Hare reports.

Pictured above: Photo of the Mullen Fire that burned approximately 176,000 acres in Carbon and Albany Counties in 2020. Photo by Travis Chamberlain.

Click here to view USFS Stage 1 Fire Restrictions 2021 as a PDF


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