Effective immediately, fire restrictions in the unincorporated portions of Delta County have been lifted. The Delta County Sheriff's Office would like to remind everyone to use caution when burning and to call the Delta County burn line, 970-399-2955, before any agricultural burn. The burning of household trash and other dense smoke-producing materials is prohibited in Delta County.
On Friday, July 16, the Bureau of Land Management Uncompahgre Field Office lifted the Stage 1 fire restrictions on BLM-administered public lands in Montrose, San Miguel, Ouray, Delta and Gunnison counties.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.