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Beginning May 1, FLMD is asking ALL residents to comply with Voluntary Water Restrictions 2018

Wildfire Mitigation Fair

Saturday May 5 from 12p.m. – 5 p.m.  at FL Community Center

Demonstations, informational handouts, equipment use, and prizes will be shared by Upper Pine River Fire Department, SW Ag, Lewis mercantile,  FireSmart Durango, US Forest Service and FireWise. 

Free food to the first 150 participants and goodies for the kids.

OUTSIDE OR OPEN FIRE POLICY IS AS FOLLOWS

·      Fire structures or pits must be commercially manufactured units with spark arrester not to exceed three feet (3’) in diameter.

·      Fire pits or structures can also be permanently built and constructed with stone, concrete, brick, or iron with spark arresters not to exceed 3’ in diameter.

·      Burn pit or outdoor fireplace shall be no closer than 25 feet to combustible structure or lot line.

·      Burn pit shall not be under any standing trees, particularly pine trees on lot.

·      Burn permits shall not be issued for open burning to clear lot unless supervised by Upper Pine fire fighters during actual burning.

·      Recreational fires do not release homeowner of any  liability  if fire gets out of control.

You live in a mountain community filled with wildlife – Please do not feed them.

Read BEARSMART for tips on how to coexist with Bears 

FOREST LAKES METROPOLITAN DISTRICT (FLMD) IS NOT THE FOREST LAKES PROPERTY OWNER ASSOCIATION (FLPOA).  FLMD HAS NOT TAKEN OVER COVENANT ENFORCEMENT IN FOREST LAKES – PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE COVENANTS ARE DEED RESTRICTED AND STILL EXIST.