After the wet spring and early summer, things have finally dried out.
Last Thursday, Jeffco officials announced a fire ban because of continuing high fire danger. Any fires built in must be in existing fire grates at parks and campgrounds.
In addition, residents are not allowed to:
• Shoot off fireworks.
• Smoke anywhere other than an enclosed car or building, or in an area at least 3 feet in diameter that is cleared of combustible material.
• Do anything else that produces a spark or flame.