Stage I Fire Restrictions In Effect Across Yavapai County

Yavapai County, the Prescott National Forest and area fire agencies are now in Stage I Fire Restrictions; this also includes the Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest.  Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove is prohibited except in developed recreation sites with metal fire rings or cooking grills. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, or in a developed recreation site is also prohibited, as is discharging a firearm. The countywide ban also prohibits the outdoor use of equipment that generates open flames or a spark such as welding equipment and chain saws. Contact your local fire agency for more detailed information on restrictions in your area. You can also visit FireRestrictions.us for information on all public lands.