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Fire Restrictions 2013

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Date: June 20, 2013

Fire Restrictions At

Glen CanyoNational RecreatioArea and

Rainbow BridgNational Monument

 

Page, AZ  Due to recent dry conditions and high fire danger in southwest Utah and northwest Arizona, fire restrictions are now ieffecin Glen Canyon NationaRecreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument.  Current and forecasted weather patterns coupled witextremely dry vegetation have created hazardous firconditions throughout Arizona and Utah.


The following acts will be prohibited until further notice:

·         Igniting, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire outside a fire structure that is provided by the National Park Service within a designated area, (agency approved fire pits and grills provided for in developed recreation sites and picnic areas). Stoves or grills that are solely fueled by liquid petroleum fuels are allowed in all locations.

·         Campfires and charcoal fires will continue to be allowed below the high waterline in areas devoid of vegetation.

·         Smoking outside an enclosed vehicle or building unless stopped in an area at least three (3) feet in diameter that is clear of all flammable materials.

·         Discharging, or using any kind of fireworks, tracer ammunition or other incendiary devices in any location on federal lands is always prohibited.


FIRE RESTRICTION ORDER                                

United States Department of the Interior
National Park Service
 Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Effective Date: June 20, 2013, 12:01 a.m.                                

Pursuant to regulations of the Department of Interior, Title 16, Sections 3 and 36 Code of Federal Regulations, subsections 1.5 Closure and public use limits (a) (1), 2.13 Fires (a) (5) (c), 2.21 Smoking (a), and 2.38 Explosives (b) (c), the following acts are prohibited on the area, water, roads, and trails described below until rescinded by the Superintendent.

 

·         Igniting, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire outside a fire structure that is provided by the National Park Service within a designated area, (agency approved fire pits and grills provided for in developed recreation sites and picnic areas). Stoves or grills that are solely fueled by liquid petroleum fuels are allowed in all locations.

·         Campfires and charcoal fires will continue to be allowed below the high waterline in areas devoid of vegetation.

·         Smoking outside an enclosed vehicle or building unless stopped in an area at least three (3) feet in diameter that is clear of all flammable materials.

·         Discharging, or using any kind of fireworks, tracer ammunition or other incendiary devices in any location on federal lands is always prohibited.  

The following persons are exempt from the order:

·         Those persons with a permit authorizing the otherwise prohibited act, or in those areas authorized by written posted notice in the area of operation. Permits may be obtained from park headquarters.

·         Any federal, state, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.

Area Description:

·         All lands and waters within the boundaries of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument. 

Violation of the above, prohibited acts is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 and/or imprisonment for not more than twelve months, or both (43 CFR 9212.4).

Information concerning these fire restrictions may be obtained at: 928 608-6200

 /s/ Todd W. Brindle                                                                                Date: 6/19/2013 

Todd W. Brindle
Superintendent

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