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  • Stage I Fire Restrictions

    Hot temperatures and increased fire danger have prompted fire officials to implement fire restrictions for the Tonto National Forest beginning 8:00 am, Saturday, June 15, 2019.  Most types of fire or fire-causing activities are prohibited across the entire Tonto National Forest.

    • Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire or charcoal-burning device is prohibited outside of metal fire rings and metal pedestal grills provided by the Forest Service in developed recreation sites (see attached list).
    • Restrictions also apply to operating internal combustion power tools, using welding equipment or torches with open flames, operating combustion engines.
    • Discharging a firearm is prohibited, except for taking game in accordance with Arizona hunting laws.
    • Smoking is prohibited under most circumstances.

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