Fire Restriction Stages

The city of Flagstaff lifted fire restrictions within city limits at 6 am on July 15, 2021.

The city of Flagstaff cooperates with local, county, state, and federal fire management agencies to ensure a coordinated effort is made in fire restrictions actions across jurisdictions.

If you are visiting Flagstaff, please visit the Discover Flagstaff Fire Restrictions page to learn more. 

  1. Stage One
  2. Stage Two
  3. Stage Three
  4. Stage Four

Stage One-

 No permits are issued for open burning within the city of Flagstaff.

  • Use of charcoal barbeque grills is prohibited at Thorpe Park, McMillan Mesa Park, McPherson Park and Buffalo Park, Observatory Mesa, Picture Canyon Natural Area and private campgrounds. (Private residence may use charcoal barbecue grills).
  • No smoking at Thorpe Park, McMillan Mesa Park, McPherson Park, Buffalo Park, Disc Golf Courses, Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS), Observatory Mesa or Picture Canyon Natural Area.
  • Open fire pits and open flame devices (like chimineas) etc. are prohibited (even those with a spark arrestor screen) within the city of Flagstaff.

Gas grills and portable gas stoves that have an on/off switch are still allowed in city parks and private campgrounds.