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BLM Arizona Fire Restrictions

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The BLM, a leader in the nation’s management of wildland fire, carries out a broad range of actions to protect the public, natural landscapes, wildlife habitat, recreational areas, and other values and resources. 

Year-Round Restrictions

  • Using exploding targets, fireworks, sky lanterns, tracer ammunition and other incendiary devices is prohibited on BLM-managed public land in Arizona. Fire Prevention Order [PDF]

View the sections below for local contact information, fire restrictions, and closures for the area(s) you are planning to visit.

Arizona Strip District | Colorado River District | Gila District | Phoenix District

Arizona Strip District

Arizona Strip District

Office: 435-688-3200
Dispatch: 435-865-4600 or
Report a Wildfire: 435-865-4611
Dispatch Website: Color Country Interagency Fire Center


FIRE RESTRICTIONS 

Year-round Restrictions

Using exploding targets, fireworks, sky lanterns, tracer ammunition and other incendiary devices is prohibited on BLM-managed public land in Arizona. Fire Prevention Order [PDF]

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Colorado River District

Colorado River District

Dispatch: 928-777-5700 (24 hours)
Dispatch Website: Prescott Interagency Fire Center

FIRE RESTRICTIONS

Year-round Restrictions

Using exploding targets, fireworks, sky lanterns, tracer ammunition and other incendiary devices is prohibited on BLM-managed public land in Arizona. Fire Prevention Order [PDF]

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions begin May 14, 2021.

  • Campfires and charcoal use are only allowed in developed or improved recreation sites where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided.
  • Smoking is only allowed in an enclosed vehicle or a developed or improved recreation site or while stopped in an area at least six feet in diameter that is cleared of all flammable materials.
  • Welding or the use of any torch or metal cutting or grinding implement is prohibited.
  • Discharging a firearm is prohibited, unless engaged in a lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal, or tribal laws and regulations.
Kingman Field Office Fire Restriction Order

FIRE PREVENTION ORDER # AZ-010-21-01
STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO HIGH FIRE DANGER

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
COLORADO RIVER DISTRICT
KINGMAN FIELD OFFICE

Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 9212.2, the following acts are prohibited on all lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the following counties in Arizona: Mohave, La Paz and Yavapai. This restriction includes the Colorado River District encompassing Kingman Field Office.

These restrictions will become effective at 8:00 a.m., MST, Friday, May 14th, 2021 and will remain in effect until rescinded or revoked.

Stage 1:

The following acts are prohibited on BLM managed lands until further notice:

  1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove. Campfires and charcoal use are permitted in developed recreation sites or improved sites where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided. Developed or improved recreation sites listed in the order.
  2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or a developed or improved recreation site or while stopped in an area at least six feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
  3. Welding or the use of any torch or metal cutting or grinding implement.
  4. Discharging a firearm except while engaged in a lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal, or tribal laws and regulations.

Fire Prevention Order Number AZ910-2021-001 (partial description): Fireworks, airborne luminaries, tracers, explosives, steel core, incendiary ammunition and explosive chemical devices or binary explosives, incendiary bomb, grenade or similar device. Any combustible or explosive composition. Igniting of tires, petroleum products are prohibited year-round and apply to all BLM managed lands within Arizona.

Stage 1 Exemptions:

  1. Persons with a written permit that specifically authorizes the otherwise prohibited act.
  2. Persons using a device solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off. Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within six feet of the device.
  3. Persons conducting activities in those designated areas where the activity is specifically authorized by written posted notice.
  4. Any Federal, State, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.
  5. Other exemptions unique to each agency/tribe.
  6. Discharging of a firearm is allowed on agency designated shooting ranges.

Violation of this order is prohibited by the provisions of the regulations cited. "Any person who knowingly and willfully violates the regulations at 43 C.F.R. § 9212.1 shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment of not more than 12 months, or both, in accordance with § 9212.4. In addition, such persons will be liable to the United States for damages through either an administrative process or in United States Federal court."

Information regarding these fire restrictions may be obtained by calling the Kingman Field Office at 928-718-3700.

Digitally signed in Kingman, Arizona.
JAMES BRYAN Digitally signed by JAMES BRYAN 

DEVELOPED OR IMPROVED RECREATION SITE LISTED IN THE FIRE PREVENTION ORDER.

  • Burro Creek Campground
  • Wild Cow Campground
  • Windy Point/Pack Saddle Campgrounds
Lake Havasu Field Office Fire Restriction Order

FIRE PREVENTION ORDER NUMBER AZ-030-21-01
STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO HIGH FIRE DANGER

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
COLORADO RIVER DISTRICT
LAKE HAVASU FIELD OFFICE

Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 9212.1, the following acts are prohibited on all lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management in the following counties: La Paz and Mohave Counties in Arizona and San Bernardino and Riverside Counties in California. This restriction includes the Colorado River District encompassing Lake Havasu Field Office.

These restrictions will become effective at 8:00 A.M., MST, Friday, May 14th, 2021 and will remain in effect until rescinded or revoked.

Stage 1:

The following acts are prohibited until further notice:

  1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove. Campfires and charcoal use are permitted in developed recreation sites or improved sites where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided. Developed or improved recreation sites listed in the order.
  2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or a developed or improved recreation site or while stopped in an area at least six feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
  3. Welding or the use of any torch or metal cutting or grinding implement.
  4. Discharging a firearm except while engaged in a lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal, or tribal laws and regulations.

Fire Prevention Order Number AZ910-2021-001 (partial description): Fireworks, airborne luminaries, tracers, explosives, steel core, incendiary ammunition and explosive chemical devices or binary explosives, incendiary bomb, grenade or similar device. Any combustible or explosive composition. Igniting of tires, petroleum products are prohibited year-round and apply to all BLM-managed lands within Arizona.

Stage 1 Exemptions:

  1. Persons with a written permit that specifically authorizes the otherwise prohibited act
  2. Persons using a device solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off. Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within six feet of the device.
  3. Persons conducting activities in those designated areas where the activity is specifically authorized by written posted notice.
  4. Any Federal, State, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.
  5. Other exemptions unique to each agency/tribe.
  6. Discharging of a firearm is allowed on agency designated shooting ranges.

An exemption does not absolve an individual or organization from liability or responsibility for any fire started by the exempted activity.

Violation of this order is prohibited by the provisions of the regulations cited. "Any person who knowingly and willfully violates the regulations at 43 C.F.R. § 9212.1 shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment of not more than 12 months, or both, in accordance with § 9212.4. In addition, such persons will be liable to the United States for damages through either an administrative process or in United States federal court."

Information regarding these fire restrictions may be obtained by calling the Lake Havasu Field Office at 928-505-1200.

Digitally signed in Lake Havasu, Arizona.
Digitally signed by JASON WEST Date: 2021.05.10 

DEVELOPED OR IMPROVED RECREATION SITE LISTED IN THE FIRE PREVENTION ORDER.

Lake Havasu Shoreline Boat-Access Only Campsites

  • Balance Rock Cove
  • Bass Bay 1
  • Bass Bay 2
  • Bighorn Point 1
  • Bighorn Point 3
  • Bill Williams 1
  • Bill Williams 2
  • Bill Williams 3
  • Bill Williams 4
  • Bill Williams 5
  • BLM Camp 1
  • BLM Camp 2
  • Bluebird
  • Buzzard Cove
  • Cove of Little Foxes
  • Coyote Cove 1
  • Coyote Cove 2
  • Disneyland 1
  • Disneyland 2
  • Disneyland 3
  • Eagle Point
  • Echo Cove 1
  • Echo Cove 2
  • Echo Cove 4
  • Ewe Camp
  • Friendly Island 1
  • Friendly Island 2
  • Friendly Island 3
  • Friendly Island 4
  • Gnat Keys 1
  • Gnat Keys 4
  • Goose Bay 1
  • Goose Bay 2
  • Hi Isle 2
  • Hi Isle 4
  • Hi Isle 5
  • Hi Isle 6
  • Hi Isle 7
  • Hi Isle 8
  • Hi Isle 10
  • Hi Isle 11
  • Hi Isle 14
  • Hi Isle 15
  • Hum Hum 1
  • Hum Hum 2
  • Larned Landing 1
  • Larned Landing 3
  • Larned Landing 4
  • Linda's Camp
  • Mallard Cove 1
  • Mallard Cove 2
  • Mallard Cove 3
  • Mallard Cove 4
  • Mallard Cove 5
  • Mallard Cove 6
  • Pilot Rock 1
  • Pilot Rock 2
  • Pilot Rock 3
  • Rachels Camp
  • Road Runner 1
  • Road Runner 4
  • Rocky Landing 2
  • Rocky Landing 3
  • Rocky Landing 4
  • Sand Isle 1
  • Sand Isle 2
  • Sand Isle 3
  • Satellite Cove 1
  • Satellite Cove 2
  • Satellite Cove 3
  • Solitude Cove
  • Standard Wash 3
  • Standard Wash 4
  • Standard Wash 5
  • Steamboat Cove 1
  • Steamboat Cove 2
  • Steamboat Cove 3
  • Steamboat Cove 4
  • Teal Point 1
  • Teal Point 2
  • Whytes Retreat 1
  • Whytes Retreat 2
  • Widgeon Keys
  • Wren Cove 1
  • Wren Cove 2
  • Wren Cove 3

Parker Strip Sites

  • Bullfrog Day Use Area
  • Crossroads Campground
  • Empire Landing Campground
  • Rockhouse Recreation Site
Yuma Field Office Fire Restriction Order

FIRE PREVENTION ORDER NUMBER AZ-020-21-01
STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO HIGH FIRE DANGER

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
COLORADO RIVER DISTRICT
YUMA FIELD OFFICE

Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 9212.1, the following acts are prohibited on all lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management in the following counties: Yuma and La Paz Counties in Arizona and Imperial and Riverside Counties in California. This restriction includes the Colorado River District encompassing Yuma Field Office.

These restrictions will become effective at 8:00 A.M., MST, Friday, May 14th, 2021. They will remain in effect until rescinded or revoked.

Stage 1:

The following acts are prohibited until further notice:

  1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove. Campfires and charcoal use are permitted in developed recreation sites or improved sites where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided. Developed or improved recreation sites listed in the order.
  2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or a developed or improved recreation site or while stopped in an area at least 6 feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
  3. Welding or the use of any torch or metal cutting or grinding implement.
  4. Discharging a firearm except while engaged in a lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal, or tribal laws and regulations.

Fire Prevention Order Number AZ910-2021-001 (partial description): Fireworks, airborne luminaries, tracers, explosives, steel core, incendiary ammunition and explosive chemical devices or binary explosives, incendiary bomb, grenade or similar device. Any combustible or explosive composition. Igniting of tires, petroleum products are prohibited year-round and apply to all BLM-managed lands within Arizona.

Stage 1 Exemptions:

  1. Persons with a written permit that specifically authorizes the otherwise prohibited act.
  2. Persons using a device solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off. Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within six feet of the device.
  3. Persons conducting activities in those designated areas where the activity is specifically authorized by written posted notice.
  4. Any Federal, State, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.
  5. Other exemptions unique to each agency/tribe.
  6. Discharging of a firearm is allowed on agency designated shooting ranges.

An exemption does not absolve an individual or organization from liability or responsibility for any fire started by the exempted activity.

Violation of this order is prohibited by the provisions of the regulations cited. "Any person who knowingly and willfully violates the regulations at 43 C.F.R. § 9212.1 shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment of not more than 12 months, or both, in accordance with § 9212.4. In addition, such persons will be liable to the United States for damages through either an administrative process or in United States federal court."

Information regarding these fire restrictions may be obtained by calling the Yuma Field Office at 928-317-3200.

Digitally signed in Yuma, Arizona.
Digitally signed by ARON KING  Date: 2021.05.10

DEVELOPED OR IMPROVED RECREATION SITES INCLUED IN THE FIRE PREVENTION ORDER:

  • Imperial Dam Recreation Area
    • T.K. Jones Campground at Squaw Lake
    • Senator Wash
  • Oxbow Campground
  • Mittry Lake South Boat Launch
  • La Posa Long Term Visitor Area
Fire Closures

Partial Rescission: Fire Closure Order Number. AZ-CRD-2021-01

PUBLIC LAND CLOSURE
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
COLORADO RIVER DISTRICT
KINGMAN FIELD OFFICE

Due to decreased fire conditions and activities in the area, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Colorado River District, Kingman Field Office is partially rescinding Fire Closure Order Number: AZ-CRD-2021-01.

The closure area that will remain in place includes:
(a) BLM Road 7101 (Flag Mine/Ridge Road) from the southern border with Hualapai Mountain Park to the intersection of Antelope Wash Road, accounting for approximately 2 miles of BLM Road 7101.

All other areas affected by the original fire closure order will be open.

This partial rescission of the area closure will be in effect on May 14, 2021 at 0600 for the purpose of protecting the public and shall stay in effect until rescinded. The Colorado River District Fire Management Officer and Kingman Field Manager will make the determination as to when the closure will be rescinded based on public safety. The map of the closure area may be obtained from InciWeb at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7438/

(1) Persons exempt from the closure and that are allowed in the closed area without written permission include the following:
a. Emergency vehicles, equipment, and personnel.
b. Government employees acting in the performance of their duties.
c. Grazing permittees in the performance of permitted acts.

(2) The closure also applies to special recreation permit holders who are authorized to conduct activities on BLM land.

(3) This closure follows provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701) and 43 CFR 9212.0-6 and 43 CFR 9212.1-4. The penalties of this Fire Prevention Order are provided in 43 CFR 9212.4. Any person who knowingly and willfully violates the regulations at 9212.1 of this title shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment of not more than 12 months or both.

/s/ Amanda M. Dodson
Field Manager
Kingman Field Office

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Gila District

Gila District

Office: 520-258-7200
Dispatch: 520-202-2710 (24 hours)
Dispatch Website: Tucson Interagency Fire Center

    • Safford Field Office phone: 928-348-4400
      • Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area
      • Aravaipa Canyon Wildernes
    • Tucson Field Office phone: 520-258-7200
      • Ironwood Forest National Monument
      • Las Cienegas National Conservation Area
      • San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

FIRE RESTRICTIONS 

Year-round Restrictions

Using exploding targets, fireworks, sky lanterns, tracer ammunition and other incendiary devices is prohibited on BLM-managed public land in Arizona. Fire Prevention Order [PDF]

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in effect on BLM lands in Navajo and Apache counties.

  • You may not have a fire except in a developed campsite or picnic area with a provided metal campfire ring or grill. 
  • Smoking is prohibited except in an enclosed vehicle or building, at a developed or improved recreation site, or while stopped in an area at least 3 feet in diameter that is cleared of all flammable materials.
  • These activities are prohibited: using an explosive or explosive device, welding, metal grinding or operating acetylene or other torch with open flame.
Safford Field Office Fire Restriction Order

FIRE PREVENTION ORDER # AZ-400-21-01
STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO HIGH FIRE DANGER

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
GILA DISTRICT

Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 9212.2, the following acts are prohibited on all lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Navajo and Apache counties Arizona.

These restrictions will become effective at 08:00 a.m. PST, 09:00 a.m. MST on the 7th of May, 2021. They will remain in effect until rescinded or revoked.

Stage 1:

The following acts are prohibited until further notice:

  1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire (charcoal, coal, wood, or any combustible material) other than in a developed campsite or picnic area where metal campfire rings and/or grills are provided.
  2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site/improved site or while stopped in an area at least 3 feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
  3. Mechanical and Industrial Prohibitions
    • Welding, metal grinding activities or operating acetylene or other torch with open flame.
    • Using an explosive and/or explosive device.

Fireworks, tracer ammunition and exploding targets are always prohibited year-round on federal
lands.

Stage 1 Exemptions:

  1. Persons with a written permit that specifically authorizes the otherwise prohibited act.
  2. Persons using a device solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off. Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within 3 feet of the device.
  3. Persons conducting activities in those designated areas where the activity is specifically authorized by written posted notice.
  4. Any Federal, State, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.
  5. All land within a city boundary is exempted unless otherwise stated in city ordinance.
  6. Other exemptions unique to each agency/tribe.

An exemption does not absolve an individual or organization from liability or responsibility for any fire started by the exempted activity.

Violation of this order is prohibited by the provisions of the regulations cited. Under 43 CFR 9212.4, any violation is subject to punishment by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment of not more than 12 months, or both.

Information regarding these fire restrictions may be obtained by calling the Gila District Office at (520)-258-7200.

Signed this 3rd day of May, 2021, at Tucson, Arizona.
Digitally signed by ANTHONY FELDHAUSEN 2021.05.03

Tucson Field Office Fire Restriction Order

Year-round Restrictions

Using exploding targets, fireworks, sky lanterns, tracer ammunition and other incendiary devices is prohibited on BLM-managed public land in Arizona. Fire Prevention Order [PDF]

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Phoenix District

Phoenix District

Office: 623-580-5500
Dispatch: 928-777-5700 (24 hours)
Dispatch Website: Prescott Interagency Fire Center


FIRE RESTRICTIONS 

Year-round Restrictions

Using exploding targets, fireworks, sky lanterns, tracer ammunition and other incendiary devices is prohibited on BLM-managed public land in Arizona. Fire Prevention Order [PDF]

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions begin May 14, 2021.

  • Campfires and charcoal use are only allowed in developed or improved recreation sites where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided.
  • Smoking is only allowed in an enclosed vehicle or a developed or improved recreation site or while stopped in an area at least six feet in diameter that is cleared of all flammable materials.
  • Welding or the use of any torch or metal cutting or grinding implement is prohibited.
  • Discharging a firearm is prohibited, unless engaged in a lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal, or tribal laws and regulations.
Hassayampa Field Office Fire Restriction Order

FIRE PREVENTION ORDER # AZ-P01-21-001
STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO HIGH FIRE DANGER

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
HASSAYAMPA FIELD OFFICE

Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 9212.2, the following acts are prohibited on all lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management in the following counties: Maricopa and Yavapai, Arizona. This restriction includes the Hassayampa Field Office and Agua Fria National Monument.

These restrictions will become effective at 8:00 a.m., MST, Friday, May 14th, 2021 and will remain in effect until rescinded or revoked.

Stage 1:

The following acts are prohibited on BLM managed lands until further notice:

  1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove. Campfires and charcoal use are permitted in developed recreation sites or improved sites where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided. Developed or improved recreation sites listed in the order.
  2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or a developed or improved recreation site or while stopped in an area at least six feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
  3. Welding or the use of any torch or metal cutting or grinding implement.
  4. Discharging a firearm except while engaged in a lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal, or tribal laws and regulations.

Fire Prevention Order Number AZ910-2021-001 (partial description): Fireworks, airborne luminaries, tracers, explosives, steel core, incendiary ammunition and explosive chemical devices or binary explosives, incendiary bomb, grenade or similar device. Any combustible or explosive composition. Igniting of tires, petroleum products are prohibited year-round and apply to all BLM managed lands within Arizona.

Stage 1 Exemptions:

  1. Persons with a written permit that specifically authorizes the otherwise prohibited act.
  2. Persons using a device solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off. Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within six feet of the device.
  3. Persons conducting activities in those designated areas where the activity is specifically authorized by written posted notice.
  4. Any Federal, State, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.5. Other exemptions unique to each agency/tribe.

Violation of this order is prohibited by the provisions of the regulations cited.
"Any person who knowingly and willfully violates the regulations at 43 C.F.R. § 9212.1 shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment of not more than 12 months, or both, in accordance with § 9212.4. In addition, such persons will be liable to the United States for damages through either an administrative process or in United States Federal court."

Information regarding these fire restrictions may be obtained by calling the Hassayampa Field Office at 623-580-5500.

Digitally signed in Phoenix, Arizona.
Digitally signed by Lane Cowger 2021.05.11

Lower Sonoran Field Office Fire Restriction Order

FIRE PREVENTION ORDER # AZ-P02-21-001
STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO HIGH FIRE DANGER

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
LOWER SONORAN FIELD OFFICE

Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 9212.2, the following acts are prohibited on all lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management in the following counties: Maricopa, Pima and Pinal, Arizona. This restriction includes the Lower Sonoran Field Office and Sonoran Desert National Monument.

These restrictions will become effective at 8:00 a.m., MST, Friday, May 14th, 2021 and will remain in effect until rescinded or revoked.

Stage 1:

The following acts are prohibited on BLM managed lands until further notice:

  1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove. Campfires and charcoal use are permitted in developed recreation sites or improved sites where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided. Developed or improved recreation sites listed in the order.
  2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or a developed or improved recreation site or while stopped in an area at least six feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
  3. Welding or the use of any torch or metal cutting or grinding implement.
  4. Discharging a firearm except while engaged in a lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal, or tribal laws and regulations.

Fire Prevention Order Number AZ910-2021-001 (partial description):
Fireworks, airborne luminaries, tracers, explosives, steel core, incendiary ammunition and explosive chemical devices or binary explosives, incendiary bomb, grenade or similar device. Any combustible or explosive composition. Igniting of tires, petroleum products are prohibited year-round and apply to all BLM managed lands within Arizona.

Stage 1 Exemptions:

  1. Persons with a written permit that specifically authorizes the otherwise prohibited act.
  2. Persons using a device solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off. Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within six feet of the device.
  3. Persons conducting activities in those designated areas where the activity is specifically authorized by written posted notice
  4. Any Federal, State, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.
  5. Other exemptions unique to each agency/tribe.

Violation of this order is prohibited by the provisions of the regulations cited.
"Any person who knowingly and willfully violates the regulations at 43 C.F.R. § 9212.1 shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment of not more than 12 months, or both, in accordance with § 9212.4. In addition, such persons will be liable to the United States for damages through either an administrative process or in United States Federal court."

Information regarding these fire restrictions may be obtained by calling the Lower Sonoran Field Office at 623-580-5500.

Digitally signed in Phoenix, Arizona.
Digitally signed by Edward J. Kender 2021.05.11

Fire Closures

TUSSOCK FIRE CLOSURE ORDER

Public lands in the vicinity of the Tussock Fire are closed due to the extreme fire conditions, activity in this area, and in the interest of public safety. Read the closure order on Inciweb.

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a map showing district and field offices in Arizona

Reporting a Wildfire

Each fire management zone has one interagency dispatch office. Contact the appropriate fire dispatch office when possible.

When in doubt call 911.