Fire restrictions begin Friday |

Fire restrictions begin Friday

Daily Staff Report

EAGLE COUNTY ” Campers in Eagle County can only cook with propane stoves or in fire pits in developed campgrounds.

Because of a risk of wildfire in the mountains, Eagle County Sheriff Joe Hoy has enacted fire restrictions which begin at 12 a.m., Friday.

Burning solid fuels outside developed campgrounds and picnic areas is prohibited. Fireworks also are banned.

Authorities also are asking citizens to take care when smoking by confining embers to the inside of vehicles and buildings, in back yards and developed recreation sites.

Check later today for updates.

Vail, Colorado

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