Continued Extreme Fire Danger Causes City to Put all Public Fireworks Display Permits on HOLD...
Monday, June 24, 2013
Colorado Springs, Colo. — Due to continued extreme fire dangers in the region, the City of Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Fire Department has put a hold on all public fireworks displays within the city limits effective today, Monday, June 24. The City of Colorado Springs remains in burn restrictions. Personal use the fireworks, as always, is illegal within the city limits of Colorado Springs.
"The safety of our community comes first. With fire conditions in our area not improving, we all need to take extra precautions to keep our community safe from any potential fire hazards," said Interim Fire Chief Tommy Smith.
Many of the already scheduled public events will continue to go on without fireworks.