Fire danger in Summit County raised to high |

Fire danger in Summit County raised to high

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that backyard campfires will be allowed.

FRISCO — Officials increased the fire danger in Summit County from moderate to high Monday evening, according to Summit Fire & EMS.

Despite the increased danger, recreational fires will be allowed in permanent fire rings in formal campgrounds along with backyard campfires with a valid permit.

Summit Fire & EMS is asking everyone to be careful, never leave fires unattended and to make sure they are fully extinguished before leaving.

For more information, call Summit Fire & EMS at 970-262-5100.

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