Sheriff Joe Pelle today rolled back Level 1 fire restrictions for western Boulder County.

Just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sheriff Joe Pelle lifted Level 1 fire restrictions in place since Aug. 28 for western Boulder County.

Although lower temperatures and additional moisture have has decreased the wildfire danger, allowing for agricultural burns and campfires, there are still permit requirements in place for slash burning and broadcast burns, according to news release from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office. Permits are available at, sheriff’s office headquarters,5600 Flatiron Parkway in Boulder, or the Sheriff’s Office Fire Cache, at 3116 Longhorn Road in Boulder.

Agricultural burns and campfires are allowed and do not require a permit, according to the release.

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