A Stage 1 Fire Restriction has been placed in the City of Flagstaff. This includes a ban on all fire pits and other open flame devises in the area. Charcoal grills and other devices with an ON-OFF switch are still permitted in most areas. No charcoals or wood fueled grills are allowed at Thorpe, McPhearson, McMillan or Buffalo Parks. Smoking is also banned on all FUTS trails and Disc Golf Courses, at Buffalo Park, Thorpe Park, Mcphearson Park, McMillan Mesa Park, Observatory Mesa and Picture Canyon Natural Area. Consumer grade fireworks within the city are prohibited. Please visit the city website for updates on fire restrictions at http://www.flagstaff.az.gov.
The county also issued Stage 1 Fire restrictions for public and private land in the unincorporated areas of Coconino County. For more information about these restrictions visit http://coconino.az.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1406.
Please follow these restrictions and report those you see not following the restrictions. We all love our city and it is devastating when these fires hit us.