FLAGSTAFF, Ariz – The City of Flagstaff will lift current fire restrictions and return to Stage 0 fire
restrictions on Tuesday, August 15 at 8:00 a.m.
Under Stage 0 fire restrictions,
• Smoking and use of electronic cigarettes are prohibited in all public places within the City of
Flagstaff, including City Parks, Open Spaces, and the Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS) at all
Residents and visitors should not throw cigarettes or matches out of a moving vehicle. They may ignite
dry grass on the side of the road and become a wildfire. All outdoor fires should be extinguished
properly by drowning fires with plenty of water and stirring to make sure everything is cold to the touch.
Charcoal should be dunked in water until cold. Do not throw live charcoal on the ground and leave it.
Fires should never be left unattended as sparks or embers can blow into leaves or grass, ignite a fire, and
Outdoor fires of any kind for any purpose within the City of Flagstaff are prohibited except by the
authority of a written permit from the Fire Department. An exception is made for outdoor fires within
inhabited premises or designated campsites in a barbecue, outdoor fireplace, incinerator, grill, or any
other outdoor fire appliance that are a minimum of 15 feet from any combustible materials or non-fireresistive
The City cooperates with local, county, state and federal fire management agencies to ensure a
coordinated effort is made in fire restrictions actions. Please help the City keep our community and
forests safe by following all bans and restrictions.
For more information on all fire restriction stages visit http://www.flagstaff.az.gov/2981/Fire-Restriction-Stages.