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Fire Restrictions

7/18/2022

Elwood Town will be in Stage 1 Fire
Restrictions beginning July 18. What this means is that fireworks will not be allowed in Elwood Town limits More information about the county’s restrictions will be available on July 18.
STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS:
No open fires of any kind except within established public facilities in improved campgrounds, and picnic areas.
No smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle, trailer, or building, a developed recreation site, or while stopped in an area that is paved or free from dry vegetation.
No fireworks, tracer ammunition, or other pyrotechnic devices including exploding targets.
No cutting, welding, or grinding metal in areas of dry vegetation.
No operating a motorcycle, chainsaw, ATV, or other small internal combustion engines without an approved and working spark arrestor.
STAGE 2 FIRE RESTRICTIONS:
NO OPEN FIRES OF ANY KIND.
All Stage 1 Fire Restrictions must also be followed.
Compressed or liquid gas grills, stoves, and firepits with a shutoff valve ARE ALLOWED with proper clearance of flammable materials.
SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS:
In certain cases, there might be “special restrictions” that must be followed. If this happens, the restrictions will be shared.