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Park Fire Restrictions and Bans Information

The City of Lakewood has no fire bans or restrictions in effect, other than the always prohibited activities below.

 
No restrictions are in place, but please use caution.
 

Park Fire Restriction and Ban information

Always prohibited activities for natural areas and open space parks:

  • Building, maintaining, attending or using any fire or campfire, except within a permanently constructed fire grate or grill in a developed park, campground, or picnic area.
  • Burning in a careless manner, leaving a fire unattended or failing to extinguish any fire.
  • Burning trash or debris.
  • Using ANY fireworks including sparklers, Roman candles, sky lanterns or any other device containing an explosive substance.
  • Failing to take adequate measures to prevent uncontrolled fires, such as having a fire extinguisher, hose or shovel nearby.
  • All fireworks are prohibited.

When Fire Restrictions are implemented in Lakewood natural areas and open space parks: 

  • No building, maintaining, attending or using any fire or campfire, except within a permanently constructed fire grate or grill in a developed park, campground, or picnic area.
  • No use of model rockets.
  • No smoking unless you are in an enclosed vehicle or you are standing in an area 6 feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all combustible material. Smoking materials must be discarded in approved containers.

When a Fire Ban is implemented in Lakewood natural areas and open space parks:

  • No fires, including but is not limited to charcoal grills and fire pits.
  • No use of model rockets.
  • No smoking unless you are in an enclosed vehicle or you are standing in an area 6 feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all combustible material. Smoking materials must be discarded in approved containers.

Allowed activities under Fire Restrictions and Fire Bans:

  • Use of liquid or gas fueled appliances, including but is not limited to gas grills, gas fire pits, gas stoves are allowed. The rule of thumb is if the fire can be "turned off," rather than "put out."
  • Fires authorized by permit from the West Metro Fire Department are allowed.

For additional information please visit West Metro Fire Rescue or call 303-989-4307.