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Amen. The Apache-Sitgreaves supervisor HAD NO BUSINESS lifting the campfire ban just before Memorial Day weekend. I heard thru the grapevine that he claims to have "not received a memo" sent to him by higherups. What a crock. He should lose his job.Nighthiker wrote:When conditions were that bad they should have closed entry to people last week in May.
http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/coconino/news/2 ... fire.shtmlThe Hill Fire, reported late this afternoon, is a combination of seven to nine suspicious fires that began simultaneously in the Turkey Hills area, which is approximately 8 miles east of the center of Flagstaff and 2 miles north of Interstate 40. Acreage is currently unknown.
Four firefighting crews, 10 engines, and several water tenders are on scene. Five heavy air tankers have been ordered to respond.
http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/coconino/news/2 ... ions.shtmlThe Coconino National Forest will expand campfire and smoking restrictions to include the entire national forest including developed campgrounds and recreation sites, effective Wednesday morning, June 22.
This restriction prohibits all fires, campfires, charcoal, coal and wood stoves and limits smoking to within enclosed vehicles or buildings. Pressurized liquid or gas stoves and lanterns meeting safety specifications will continue to be allowed. Approved stoves and lanterns include devices that can be turned off.