Fire restrictions lifted for private, county and state lands in Archuleta County


Effective immediately, fire restrictions have been lifted for private, county and state land within Archuleta County, including within the Town of Pagosa Springs.

The restrictions were lifted Monday morning by the Archuleta County Sheriff.

Other land management agencies, including the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and Southern Ute Indian Tribe are expected to follow shortly.

However, officials continue to urge vigilance when using fire for recreation or work.