Controlled Burn Notices

 Planned and Controlled Burn Notices for Ouray County
If you wish to file an Open Burn Permit, please call Western Colorado Regional Dispatch Center (WestCO) non-emergency line at (970) 249-9110. A Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS) notice will be sent out to all subscribers. Properly reporting planned and controlled burns helps mitigate the number of non-emergency calls to the Sheriff's Office and emergency dispatch lines. 

**You can opt-in to the "Controlled Burns" Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS) by emailing Glenn Boyd ( AFTER you sign-up for WENS. You can sign-up here. **