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Prescott Arizona Fire Department: Dedicated to Excellence in Service

Burn Permits / Fire Danger

High

Burning Suspended

Fire Restrictions



Stage I Fire Restrictions:
  • NO Burn Permits will be issued
  • Use of model rockets is PROHIBITED
  • Use of fireworks and other pyrotechnic displays are PROHIBITED except by commercial special events permit
  • NO smoking outside of vehicles, outside of residential yards, or outside of designated smoking areas
  • Cooking, warming, or camp fires ARE still ALLOWED at single and multi-family residences and Town parks (where approved) but MUST BE attended at all times
Stage II Fire Restrictions:
  • NO Burn Permits will be issued
  • Use of model rockets is PROHIBITED
  • Use of fireworks and other pyrotechnic displays are PROHIBITED except by commercial special events permit
  • NO smoking outside of vehicles, outside of residential yards, or outside of designated smoking areas
  • Welding, cutting, grinding and chain saw use is PROHIBITED (Permission may be granted under special circumstances and repair situations as approved by the Fire Marshal)**
  • Warming fires and camp fires are PROHIBITED in single and multi-family residences and Town parks. This also prohibits the use of other devices that produce open flame such as tiki lamps.
  • The use of propane, natural gas or other gas flame-producing barbeque cooking grills MAY BE USED at single and multi-family residences as long as they are constantly attended and are in an enclosed device.
    ** Certain activities including welding, cutting, grinding, chainsaw use, (any spark/flame producing activity) outdoors shall require the following:
    • A Fire Department Permit for a specific time period, location, and activity granting permission to conduct such activity in a safe manner.
    • A fire watch, an individual for the sole purpose watching for any sparks and/or ignition.
    • Firefighting tool(s) such as a shovel.
    • Approved water supply available from a hose, water truck, etc.