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Posted on: August 14, 2023

[ARCHIVED] The City of Flagstaff will lift current fire restrictions.

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

times.

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

quickly spread.

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

vegetation.

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.


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