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    National Park Arizona

Fire Restrictions Lifted at Petrified Forest National Park

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Date: July 9, 2014
Contact: Kyle Lehmkuhl, 928-524-6228 x230

Petrified Forest, AZ–Due to increased moisture with the onset of the monsoon, all Stage I and II fire restrictions within Petrified Forest National Park are lifted as of 8:00am on 7/9/2014.

The use of solar, propane/butane, white gas fueled stoves and charcoal-type grills are allowed in designated picnic areas.  The use of solar, propane/butane, and white gas fueled stoves is allowed in wilderness camping areas. As always, campfires and use or possession of fireworks is prohibited.  

For information call (928) 524-6228; or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P.O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or e-mail the park Superintendent at PEFO_Superintendent@nps.gov.

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