The current fire ban covers the following cities and towns in Yavapai County: Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey-Humboldt, Mayer, Cordes Junction, Black … Read the news release. 1. Read the fire closure rescission order [PDF], Office: 623-580-5500Dispatch: 928-777-5700 (24 hours)Dispatch Website: Prescott Interagency Fire Center. 2. Fire Prevention Order AZ-100-20-2 Rescinded (PDF) Exploding targets, fireworks, and paper/sky lanterns are prohibited year-round on BLM-managed public lands in Arizona. The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management implements three stages of fire restrictions on state lands: Stage I, Stage II, and closures. Gas grills and portable gas stoves that have an on/off switch are still allowed in City parks and private campgrounds. Stage I Fire Restrictions Prohibitions. Under these lower-level restrictions, campfires are allowed, but they must be within a developed site. The Tonto National Forest in coordination with federal, state, and local partners will terminate the current Stage 1 Fire Restrictions and recreational shooting restriction effective Nov. 11, 2020 at 8 a.m. due to recent moisture, cooler temperatures and reduced fire activity. Open the tabs below for local contact information, fire restrictions, and closures for the area(s) you are planning to visit. Details: Check current fire information and restrictions at or call 1-877-864-6985. All land within a city boundary is exempted unless otherwise stated in city ordinance. Any federal, state, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty. All land within a city boundary is exempt unless otherwise stated in city ordinance. Resources for the Media. Most of AZ is under fire restrictions. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building. Effective on Nov. 11, 2020, at 8:00 a.m., fire restrictions for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands administered by the Arizona Strip District will be lifted. Department of Forestry and Fire Management, For more information - please call our state fire restrictions hotline at 602-771-1401. Fires in open cured grasslands may burn freely a few hours after rain, but woods fires spread slowly by creeping or smoldering, and burn in irregular fingers. 1. Operating generators with an approved spark arresting device within an enclosed vehicle or building or in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within three feet of the generator. Operating motorized vehicles on designated roads so long as you park in an area devoid of vegetation within 10 feet of the roadway. Within a closure, no public access will be allowed on state-owned and managed lands until the Department of Forestry and Fire Management rescinds its decision. Stage Two. This is being done in coordination with the Prescott National Forest announcement by Aaron Hulburd, Deputy Fire Staff Officer: The Prescott National Forest will be terminating Shooting and Stage II Fire Restrictions on Saturday, August 1, at […] Prescott National Forest. Welding or operating acetylene or other torch device with an open flame is prohibited. I've never been there and cannot tell you exactly where it is or if it is even open despite fire restrictions. Fire Maps. 1. As Arizona heads into the summer months, drier conditions lead to an increase in wildfire activity. Tonto National Forest instituted Stage 1 fire restrictions on July 31 after rescinding Stage 3 restrictions put in place earlier in the season. No fireworks. Several forest in Arizona are still in fire restrictions. No smoking except in vehicles and designated areas.