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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for Unincorporated Douglas County

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

Douglas County Search and Rescue is Recruiting

Do you enjoy helping others? Do you have a love for the outdoors and have personal time to volunteer? Then come join us for an informational membership meeting. DCSAR is a nonprofit, all-volunteer team. We will host an informational meeting that is open to all interested applicants which are at least 18 years of age…. Read On

Injured Climber Rescued at Devils Head

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – At 3:27 pm on 06/18/17, Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies and Douglas County Search and Rescue (DCSAR) responded to an injured climber in the area of Devils Head mountain. It was reported by witnesses that the climber fell approximately 100 feet and landed on a ledge, 30 – 40 feet high. … Read On

Radio Communications Tower To Be Installed In Highlands Ranch

Douglas County is pleased to finally see the fruits of a 10 year effort to improve public-safety in Douglas County and Highlands Ranch. Tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m., marks the rising of a very unique radio communication tower project taking shape in the Highlands Ranch Central Park development (at Lucent Blvd., between Town Center Dr…. Read On