Fri May 8th, 2020
Tags: BIA Fire Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fire Restrictions, Southern Ute Agency, Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Southern Ute Police Department, Stage I fire restrictions, United States Department of the Interior, wildland fires
Due to the current high temperatures, dry fuel conditions and occurrence of recent wildland fires, Stage 1 fire restrictions have been implemented for all trust lands throughout the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. Everyone on reservation lands is asked to be very cautious and use common sense with fire this time of year. Stage I Fire Restrictions prohibits acts for the general public, commercial operators and industrial oil and gas operators performing work on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation.
STAGE I RESTRICTIONS
Commercial and Industrial restrictions can be obtained from the BIA Fire Office at 575 County Road 517 or by calling 970-563-4571. Anyone violating the provisions of this fire ban may be subject to prosecution outlined in the Southern Ute Indian Criminal Code. The Restrictions will become effective at 6 A.M., Monday, May 11, 2020 and will remain in effect until conditions improve.
United States Department of the Interior, BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, Southern Ute Agency, P.O. Box 315, Ignacio, Colo. 81137
To report fires contact: DURANGO ZONE DISPATCH 970-385-1324
For more info or to report Fire Restriction Violations contact: BIA FIRE MANAGEMENT 970-563-4571 or SOUTHERN UTE POLICE DEPT. 970-563-4401