News & Updates

Byers Fire will update this page with various news, updates, and announcements. 

For questions, please contact Byers Fire. 

 

COLORADO ENDS COVID-19 EMERGENCY HEALTH ORDERS

EFFECTIVE JULY 8, 2021

Effective July 8, 2021, the State of Colorado and Colorado Colorado Department of Health's (CDHPE), under the directive of Governor Polis, ended all COVID-19 Emergency Health Orders. Unvaccinated parties are advised to continue to wear a mask to protect themselves and others against ongoing COVID infections. 

To enhance safety and to help reduce transmission levels across the community, please continue to social distance, wear masks, avoid large gatherings or crowds, stay home if ill and get tested for COVID19 if you develop symptoms, and wash hands frequently. Please consider obtaining your COVID19 vaccine when available. 

For updated information on COVID19, please see the Colorado Department of Health (CDPHE) website - https://covid19.colorado.gov/data

For more information, please visit http://www.tchd.org/818/Coronavirus-COVID-19 

For vaccination information, please visit https://www.tchd.org/866/COVID-19-Vaccine

ADMINISTRATION OFFICE & STATION 71 - OPEN TO PUBLIC

EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2021

BFPD has been closely monitoring the developments of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and watching the advisories and directions of the CDC and public health officials in Colorado. Byers Fire has re-opened Station 71 and our administration office to the public. The administration office will resume normal hours of Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9AM to 1PM.

 

Our station has reopened to the public, but we ask for crew and staff safety, that you please stay home if exposed to COVID19 or are ill - unless seeking emergency services. While at Station 71 or interacting with crew or staff, please wear a facial covering. Please understand that staff are still responding to emergencies and may not be present at the station or available to assist you.

Remember, our emergency personnel remains on duty and ready to assist during an emergency. IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911. For non-emergent questions or concerns for on-duty crews, please call 720-392-5009.

 

If you need assistance from a member of our administrative personnel - please contact our office and leave a message (303-822-5246). Our website www.byersfire.org has contact information for our staff and resources for a variety of topics and needs.

 

We will do our best to respond to communications from our citizens as soon as we can, but please be aware that there may be some delays. Thank you for your patience.

 

More information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), PLEASE VISIT THE CENTER FOR DISEASES CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC) AND COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT (CDPHE) WEBSITES.

Byers Fire District - No Burn Ban 

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2021

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Byers Fire District is currently under no Burn Ban - this ban applies to both Arapahoe and Adams Counties.  

 

Contact Station 71 or the on-dutry crew (Phone #720-392-5009) for your controlled burn permit. Burns permits are at the discretion of the Chief, and are subject to change day-to-day. 

The District determines burn bans for the entire Byers area based on the highest burn ban between Arapahoe and Adams Counties. Please be advised we are currently under no burn ban - please see below for the posting.

Please be advised that there are different burns bans, different restrictions will apply based on the stage of the burn ban. To learn more about burn bans, please go to - http://arapahoegov.com/2059/Learn-about-the-burn-ban - or click the '?' icon above the question.

Guidelines for control burns -

You must attend (be with your fire), with a water source next to the fire at all times.

What we will want to know -

(1) Your Address and who you are

(2) A call-back number

(3) What you are burning and what you are burning in

(4) How long you will be burning for

Your burn permit must be approved prior to beginning your burn. Burn permits will be granted between 7 AM - 9 PM.