2017

Fire Restrictions Lifted

Effective immediately, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is lifting fire restrictions for all areas of unincorporated Douglas County. Recent snowfall and cooler temperatures have reduced the danger of wildfire; however, people are encouraged to be vigilant as the danger of fire is always present. Citizens should be reminded to use caution when starting and extinguishing… Read On

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Rescinded

By Order of Sheriff Tony Spurlock Stage 2 fire restrictions have been rescinded, Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in place.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… Read On

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Issued For Unincorporated Douglas County

By Order of Sheriff Tony Spurlock Stage 2 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 2 restrictions follows below: Prohibited Activities: Open burning of any kind. Use of fireworks. Use of fires… Read On

Long-awaited Douglas County Emergency Vehicle Operations Center breaks ground

Not even a morning snowstorm could prevent the long-awaited celebratory ground breaking of the Douglas County Emergency Vehicle Operations Center (EVOC), Phase One, off Highway 85 and Moore Road, north of Castle Rock. With shovels in hand and a $3.3 million donation from RE/MAX International Founders Dave and Gail Liniger, law enforcement agencies and others… Read On

Douglas County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Enacted

By order of Sheriff Tony Spurlock, Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in place.  Ordinance No. O-012-004 restricts 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: Fires… Read On