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Are bonfires allowed in Thornton?

Bonfires are generally prohibited unless they are part of a government-sponsored event.  However, groups such as churches and schools can have small, contained fires as described in the open burning regulations and provided they obtain a permit from the Thornton Fire Department.

For a brochure on Open Burning Regulations, please follow this link:  Open Burning. For more information, please call our main phone number at 303-538-7602, or visit the Fire Department website.

Updated 8/7/2020 12:55 PM
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