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Kingman Field Office
Release Date: 07/31/14
Contacts: Lori Cook , 928-317-3243 or cell 928-246-8560  

Fire Restrictions Lifted for BLM Kingman Field Office

Kingman, Ariz. - On Friday, August 1, 2014, fire restrictions will be lifted for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands administered by the Kingman Field Office.

Due to the recent rainfall and decrease in fire danger across in northwestern Arizona, fire restrictions are no longer necessary.

“Even though restrictions are no longer needed in the Kingman Field Office area, we’re asking the public to be very careful when using fire,” said Michael Trent, BLM Colorado River District Fire Management Officer.  “Under the right conditions our public lands still have potential for wildfires to spread rapidly and become dangerous.”

Please be extremely careful and exercise the following precautions when using fire. Make sure you have a 10-foot circle cleared around your campfire, be sure to have a shovel and plenty of water on hand, and put the fire DEAD OUT before leaving. Smokers need to make sure their cigarettes or cigars are put out when they are through smoking and dispose of them properly. Remember not to park motor vehicles where the exhaust system could cause grass or other vegetation to ignite.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Kingman Field Office   2755 Mission Boulevard      Kingman, AZ 86401  

Last updated: 07-31-2014