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Yavapai County Institutes County Wide Fire Ban

On May 2, 2022, The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chair, Mary Mallory, signed the Interim Fire Prohibition Order which prohibits the use of fireworks and implements Stage 1 Fire Restrictions across all four fire zones in Yavapai County. The effective date of the fire ban is May 5, 2022, at 8:00 AM.   Fire Ordinance Zones: Northern,

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Forecasted Hot Temperatures and Dry Thunderstorms – a Combination for High Fire Danger

The forecasted heat wave coupled with an unstable atmosphere and extremely dry fuels have the potential to produce large wildland fire incidents across Arizona. The incoming critical fire weather, which also includes dry thunderstorms, also means rapid fuel ignition and fire spread with very erratic and extreme fire behavior. As of Friday, all state land

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Campfire Safety Reminder

The Prescott National Forest has lifted all fire restrictions and we ask the public to please be vigilant in your activities.  Stop, look, and think before you do something that may cause a spark or start of a fire in the Forest.  Unattended campfires are still the leading human cause of wildfire. Visitors who plan

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Prescott NF to Reopen Most Recreation Sites on August 1

The Prescott National Forest will open most developed campgrounds and day use sites across the Forest on Saturday, August 1.  Fees will resume at developed campgrounds and day-use sites with services.  Developed recreation sites were closed in March to protect public health and safety and limit the spread of COVID-19. The following developed recreation sites

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