Fire Restriction Stages

The City of Flagstaff will enter Stage One fire restrictions at 8 am on August 14, 2020 in an effort to reduce the potential for unintentional human-caused wildfires within the city limits and to lower the impacts of emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 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.

  1. Stage One
  2. Stage Two
  3. Stage Three
  4. Stage Four
  • No permits are issued for open burning within the City of Flagstaff.
  • Use of charcoal barbecue grills is prohibited at Thorpe Park, McMillan Mesa Park, McPherson Park and Buffalo Park, Observatory Mesa, Picture Canyon Natural Area and private campgrounds. (Private residence may use charcoal barbecue grills).
  • No smoking at Thorpe Park, McMillan Mesa Park, McPherson Park, Buffalo Park, Disc Golf Courses, Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS), Observatory Mesa or Picture Canyon Natural Area.
  • Open fire pits and open flame devices (like chimineas) etc. are prohibited (even 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.