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Department Updates

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Be prepared for cold weather.

If you need to be out this weekend, dress for the cold and make sure your Winter Car Survival kit is updated with the following: Jumper cables:¬†flares or reflective triangle […]

COVID-19 Information

El Paso County is currently level Yellow. For more information regarding please see: https://www.elpasocountyhealth.org/covid19data-dashboard Questions about COVID-19? If you are in El Paso County and have non-urgent questions about COVID-19, please call […]

Kids Zone

Wescott Fire Department is now offering Sparky’s Firehouse, a virtual hangout for kids! Sparky the Fire Dog has been around since the 1950’s, and now he’s made the transition into […]


MODERATE Fire Danger Level:

IGNITION: Fires can start from most accidental causes, but with the exception of lightning fires in some areas, the number of starts is generally low.

SPREAD: Fires in open cured grasslands will burn briskly and spread rapidly on windy days. Timber fires spread slowly to moderately fast. The average fire is of moderate intensity, although heavy concentrations of fuel, especially draped fuel, may burn hot.

SPOTTING: Short-distance spotting may occur, but is not persistent.

CONTROL: Fires are not likely to become serious and control is relatively easy.

Wildland Fire Risk Reduction Training Program kicks off February 27th