fire restrictions

City of Prescott

Watson Lake Open For Recreation

Stage 1 Fire Restriction Reminder  The City of Prescott Recreation Services Department is pleased to announce that effective 6:00am, on Friday, May 13, 2022, Watson Lake will be re-open for recreational opportunities. We appreciate the community’s understanding and patience over the past several weeks during the ongoing operations in support of the #CrooksFire. Goldwater Lake

City of Prescott

Prescott Mayor Phil Goode’s Update for May 5, 2022

Prescott Mayor Phil Goode talks about the Stage 1 Fire Restrictions, what to do if you have an annoying pothole on your street, and the new roundabout at Commerce Drive and Pioneer Parkway that the Yavapai County Public Works is proposing.

Wildfires

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,

Wildfires

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Effect, Starting May 5, 2022

The Prescott Fire Department and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority will be enacting our Stage I Fire Restrictions on May 5, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. which will also be consistent with the Prescott National Forest and the unincorporated areas of Yavapai County not protected by fire districts or area fire departments. As the fire

Military

Arizona Legislators Express Opposition to Feds Proposed Changes for Military Supersonic Flight Altitude Limits and Training

Twenty Arizona State Legislators this week sent a letter to the U.S. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall expressing their bipartisan opposition to a federal proposal issued in January that would significantly lower altitude limits for supersonic flights and the release of flares during training. Supersonic flights during military training missions could go as low as 5,000 feet under

Prescott National Forest

Prescott National Forest Rescinds Fire Restrictions on Wednesday, July 21 at 8:00 A.M.

Due to monsoonal activity and sufficient rainfall, the Prescott National Forest will rescind all fire restrictions as of 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Fire danger is moderate across the forest. Visitors are still asked to remain vigilant and avoid activities that could accidentally cause wildfires – refrain from campfires on dry and windy days and remember that it is always illegal to leave

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