2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 30 - Government - County
Article 10 - County Officers
Part 5 - Sheriff
§ 30-10-512. Sheriff to act as fire warden
Subject to the provisions of the community wildfire protection plan prepared by the county in accordance with section 30-15-401.7, the sheriff of every county, in addition to other duties, shall act as fire warden of his or her respective county and is responsible for the coordination of fire suppression efforts in case of prairie, forest, or wildland fires or wildfires occurring in the unincorporated area of the county outside the boundaries of a fire protection district or that exceed the capabilities of the fire protection district to control or extinguish.
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