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Being Prepared

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Effective at 12:00 p.m. today, July 27, 2017, Jefferson County Sheriff rescinded the temporary Stage 2 Fire Ban and reinstated Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for Jefferson County. JeffCo Open Space and Denver Mountain Parks will remain in Stage 2 Fire Ban. While recent and forecasted weather helps reduce the risk of wildland fires, conditions still dictate the need for caution and continued fire restrictions. Please visit the Jefferson County Wildfire web page for details about prohibited activities during the duration of the Stage 2 Fire Ban.

Emergency Preparedness

Whether you want to learn about Arvada's emergency notification systems, want to read tips on being prepared, or want to create an emergency kit, our Emergency Preparedness resources will help. 

Flood Information

Even though the likelihood of serious floods is low, it is best to be prepared for them. Preparedness includes considering flood insurance, knowing how to stay safe during a flood, and knowing whether your property is in a floodplain.


Please explore Tools for details on important communication and emergency notification tools used by the City of Arvada.