Flagstaff Moves to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Update on July 6th, 2020: FLAGSTAFF, Arizona– The city of Flagstaff will enter Stage Two fire restrictions at 6 a.m. on July 6th, 2021 in an effort to reduce the potential for unintentional human-caused wildfires within the city limits. The city of Flagstaff cooperates with local, county, state and federal fire management agencies to ensure a coordinated effort is made in fire restrictions actions across jurisdictions.

Stage Two includes all the restrictions of Stage One and adds the following:

  • Charcoal grills are prohibited throughout the city, including private residences.
  • Portable propane fire-ring type devices are prohibited in city parks.

Stage One restrictions include the following:

  • No permits are issued for open burning within the city of Flagstaff.
  • Use of charcoal and pellet barbecue grills are prohibited at all city parks, natural areas, open space, and private campgrounds.
  • No smoking in public places within city limits which includes parks, open-space, and cemeteries.
  • Open fire pits and open flame devices are prohibited (including those with a spark arrestor screen) within the city of Flagstaff.
  • Gas grills and portable gas stoves that have an on /off switch are still allowed in city parks and private campgrounds.
  • Charcoal and pellet barbecue grills, and gas and portable gas stoves with on off switches are allowed in private residences.
  • The sale or use of consumer-grade fireworks within the city is prohibited.

The Flagstaff Police Department is expanding its patrol efforts in and around the community. Please help us keep our community and forests safe by following all bans and restrictions. 

For more information on all fire restriction stages visit the city website at http://www.flagstaff.az.gov/2981/Fire-Restriction-Stages.