Stage 2 Federal and State wildfire restrictions in Southern Arizona – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2022-05-24 01:17:28 –

Tucson, Arizona (KGUN) — Wildfire season, stage 2 campfires and smoking restrictions will take effect on southern and southeastern state and federal premises starting this Wednesday.

Tiffany Davila of the Arizona Forestry and Fire Department wants visitors to pay close attention to everything they do during this time.

“At Stage 2, campfires are not allowed, regardless of whether you are using a designated campsite or a developed campsite. There is no open flame of any kind. If you smoke. Must be in a car or in a closed building, “Davila said.

It is also important to remember that smoking is prohibited in all federal buildings. Relevant agencies include the Land Management Department, Coronado National Forest, and Arizona Forest Fire Management Department.

“We don’t shoot at targets or use fireworks all year round,” Davira said.

Authorities also want to make sure you get rid of grass and other things that could burn fire in your area.

“We are starting to see an increase in fire activity. The temperature is starting to rise. For the past two months, there has been no real rainfall and the fuel beds are very dry,” said Davila. increase.

Targeting fires and explosions is not allowed, but there are some things you can do in the field.

“They can use any device fueled by liquefied petroleum gas. They have rings fueled by LPG and can be switched on and off. Fire pits and camps of all kinds without wood or charcoal. Fire. Allowed, “says Davila.

If you violate the restrictions, you may face a fine prison or both and you may be responsible for paying to extinguish the wildfire in the event of a fire. The limits will apply until you are notified later.

“You may be at risk of paying all of the fire control costs. It’s not cheap to extinguish wildfires, especially if you’re on an aircraft. If these fires occur, the cost of extinguishing them is a few. It could reach a million dollars, “said Davila. Said.

Wildfire Safety Restrictions and Guidelines: https://wildlandfire.az.gov/fire-restrictions

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