As the weather starts to warm up, the chances for wildfires in the state increase. That means you’ll want to be prepared and educated on what to do if a fire breaks out in your region.

We’ve put together some tips and helpful links to make sure you’re prepared for the wildfire season ahead.

Wondering if there’s a burn ban in effect where you live? Find out the latest restrictions by county : If you're more of a map person, you can view those same restrictions here:

Making a fire-escape plan can mean the difference between life and death. Colorado Fire Departments encourages each family to create their own. Some tips on getting started:

Have questions on fire mitigation? The Colorado State Forest Service is the lead agency in mitigation efforts throughout the state. Learn more about their role:

From location, type, and burn size—stay informed with the latest developments on wildfires throughout the country:

Know the symptoms related to wildfire smoke and what to do if it’s affecting you and your families' air quality:

For the latest fire status reports, including information on road closures visit:

Twitter resources: These agencies can help keep you informed with up to date information if a wildfire breaks out in your area.

CO Wildfire info:

CO Emergency Mgmt:


BLM Colorado Fire:

Colorado Springs Fire Department:

South Metro Fire Rescue:

Southwest Colorado Fire:

West Metro Fire:

Aurora Fire Rescue:

Denver Fire Department:

Poudre Fire Rescue:

Evergreen Fire Rescue:

Thornton Fire Department:

Wildfire Watch App: Keep tabs on wildfires and relief efforts across the state by downloading the Colorado Wild Watch app.

For Apple:

For Android:

The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control created an interactive map to show information on all current wildfires in the state.