CASPER, Wyo. — The Campbell County Commissioners have approved resolutions to immediately enact open burning restrictions and prohibit the sale and use of fireworks in the county, the Campbell County Fire Department said Tuesday.
“The fire restrictions are effective immediately and shall remain in effect until it is amended or rescinded by the Board of County Commissioners,” CCFD said.
The restrictions are being implemented as Wyoming deals with scorching heat, adding to an already rocky start to the 2021 wildfire season. Campbell County and other areas in north central and northeast Wyoming have been hardest hit in the early wildfire season, as shown by the Rocky Mountain Geographic Area Coordination Center’s map.
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CCFD asked that people comply with the new restrictions both for their own safety and the safety of the community: “We’re here for you Campbell County!”
The resolutions prohibiting fireworks and restricting open burning in Campbell County are as follows:
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