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Contact: Kyle Lehmkuhl, 928-524-6228 x230
Petrified Forest, AZ— Level II fire restrictions are now in effect in accordance with Apache County due to the extreme fire danger from prolonged hot and dry weather conditions. These restrictions will remain in effect throughout Petrified Forest National Park until further notice.
Stage II fire restrictions prohibit the following:
- Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or stove fire except for devices fueled solely by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off. Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within three feet of the device.
- Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building.
- Possessing, discharging or using any type of firework or pyrotechnic device.
- Operating or using any internal or external combustion engines without a spark arresting device.
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 e-mail us.