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Drop the drone during fire season

Flying a drone can be a lot of fun—but it can be downright dangerous during a wildfire, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “Most people wouldn’t dream of driving their car in front of a fire engine that’s responding to a fire,” said Casey McCoy, the DNR’s fire prevention supervisor. ...

Fire Danger Prompts Increased Fire Restrictions in Southeastern Utah

Utah Interagency Fire www.utahfireinfobox.com Southeastern Utah is experiencing hazardous fire conditions due to prolonged drought and extremely dry vegetation.  Weather forecasts and wildland fire prediction models point to increased fire danger.  As a result, on Friday, June 15, 2018, all Bureau ...

Coconino NF to close high-risk areas due to fire danger

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., May 18, 2018 – Coconino National Forest will temporarily close six large areas to public access beginning Wednesday (May 23) at 8 a.m. due to fire danger and for public safety. Areas outside of the closures will remain in Stage 2 Fire Restrictions. Of these areas, four are located...

Kaibab National Forest to implement additional fire restrictions across Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts starting this Friday

Kaibab National Forest to implement additional fire restrictions across Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts starting this Friday Williams, Ariz., May 2, 2018 - The Kaibab National Forest will implement additional fire restrictions, also known as Stage II fire restrictions, across the entire Willi...

Kaibab National Forest to implement fire restrictions across Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts starting this Friday

Williams, Ariz., April 23, 2018 — The Kaibab National Forest will implement campfire and smoking restrictions, also known as Stage I fire restrictions, across the entire Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts beginning at 8 a.m. this Friday. Due to different weather and fuel conditions, the North Kai...

Coconino NF to implement Stage 1 fire restrictions across entire forest beginning Friday

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 23, 2018 — In an effort to protect public health by reducing the number of preventable human-caused wildfires, Stage 1 campfire and smoking restrictions will be implemented across the entire Coconino National Forest starting Friday (April 27) at 8 a.m. Under Stage 1 restrict...

Tonto NF Issues Fire Closure Order

Brooklyn, Bull, Cedar Fires Public Safety Closure Order – Revised Aug 16, 2017 Date: Aug 30, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017 The purpose of the temporary Area Closure Order is to protect National Forest visitors from potential flash flooding below a recently burned area and to protect National Forest System r...

Coconino National Forest moves to Stage II fire restrictions Thursday

Flagstaff, Ariz., June 21, 2017, For Immediate Release — Due to warmer weather conditions, fire danger, an increase of abandoned campfires, and for public safety, Coconino National Forest officials will implement additional fire restrictions beginning Thursday (June 22) at 8 a.m. Coconino National ...

Developed recreation sites on Coconino NF exempt from fire restrictions

Flagstaff, Ariz., June 14, 2017 — Certain developed recreation sites on the Coconino National Forest are exempt from fire restrictions, which begin tomorrow at 8 a.m. across the forest. The goal of the fire restrictions is to protect public health by reducing the number of preventable human-caused w...

Fire restrictions to be implemented for entire Coconino and Kaibab forests

Williams, Ariz., June 13, 2017—  Campfire and smoking restrictions, also known as Stage I fire restrictions, will begin at 8 a.m. this Thursday across the entire Kaibab and Coconino national forests. The goal of the fire restrictions is to protect public health by reducing the number of preventable ...
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