Flagstaff Area National Monuments Implement Stage I Fire Restrictions

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Date: April 26, 2018
Contact: Cecilia Shields, 928-526-1157 x228

FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA – Walnut Canyon, Sunset Crater Volcano, and Wupatki National Monuments will join the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests in implementing Stage I Fire Restrictions on Friday, April 27, 2018.

Stage I fire restrictions within the Flagstaff National Monuments prohibits:

  1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or stove fire in the monuments.
  2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or in the designated area in at the visitor centers.
The National Park Service reminds everyone to be fire aware and use extra care when visiting your public lands. The goal of these fire restrictions is to protect public health by reducing the number of preventable, human-caused wildfires.

Know Before You Go! The public can obtain additional fire information from these sources: Walnut Canyon NM is located 10 miles east of downtown Flagstaff via I-40 and can be reached at (928) 526-3367 or on the web at www.nps.gov/waca. Sunset Crater Volcano NM is located six miles north of Flagstaff via Hwy 89 and can be reached at (928) 526-0502 or on the web at www.nps.gov/sucr. Wupatki NM is 26 miles north of Flagstaff via Hwy 89 and can be reached at (928) 679-2365 or on the web at www.nps.gov/wupa.
 
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Last updated: April 26, 2018

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