Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in place for Unincorporated Douglas County

Information courtesy of Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

By Order of Sheriff Tony Spurlock Stage 1 fire restrictions, are now in place. Ordinance No. O-012-004, restricting open fires, open burning and the use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County.

General Guidance on Stage 1 restrictions follows below:

Prohibited Activities:

  • Open burning of any kind.
  • Use of fireworks.

 Allowable Activities:

Violation of these fire restrictions is a Class-2 Petty Offense, punishable by up to a $1000.00 fine and a $10.00 surcharge.

 Additional information on fire restriction stages can be located at the Douglas County Emergency Management website.