The Clear Creek Sheriff's Office put a stage 2 fire ban into place on Tuesday.
• Open fires, except when using a petroleum fueled stove, grill or lantern in an area that has been cleared of all vegetation three feet on all sides. Charcoal grills at private residences are not exempted.
• Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building.
• Possessing or using fireworks or other pyrotechnic devices.
• Using explosives or firearms.