Restrictions

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Current Restrictions

  • Stage I Restrictions are in effect as of June 15, 2016 at 8:00 am until rescinded. 

    The following acts are prohibited
    until further notice:

     Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire or campfire (unless noted in the exemptions below).
    Smoking outside of an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
    Use of any and all fireworks.
    Use of explosive targets.
    Use of tracer round ammunition.

    Exemptions:

     Persons with a written permit that specifically authorizes the otherwise prohibited act.
    Fires used only for the cooking of food or for providing warmth for human beings or recreational purposes (campfires and charcoal fires) in an area that is designated for that purpose and is barren or cleared of all debris. 
    Persons using a device solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off.  Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within three feet of the device.
    Persons conducting activities in those designated areas where the activity is specifically authorized by written posted notice.
    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 exempted unless otherwise stated by city ordinance.
    Other exemptions unique to each agency/tribe.

    *An exemption does not absolve an individual or organization from liability or responsibility for any fire started by the exempted activity.

 

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