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Yavapai County Fire Ban Effective Date and Time: June 1st, 2017 at 8:00 A.M.

Yavapai County Fire Ban Effective Date and Time: June 1st, 2017 at 8:00 A.M.

Yavapai County Fire Ban Effective: June 1st, 2017 at 8:00 A.M.
NOTICE OF FIRE BAN

In accordance with Yavapai County Ordinance No. 2012-1, Section V. The Yavapai County Emergency Management Officer has determined that a fire emergency exists in Yavapai County.

Board of Supervisor Vice Chairman, Rowle Simmons has signed an interim order to enact a fire ban within Yavapai County.
This determination is based upon the implementation of fire restrictions by the following jurisdictions: Prescott National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, and local fire districts and fire departments which will be imposed on June 1st, at 8:00 A.M.

The restrictions are due to recent wildland fire activity in the area and the combination of windy conditions and warmer temperatures which are quickly drying out the tall vegetation which has grown over the spring months. These conditions create the potential for a large fire event. The fire ban covers the unincorporated areas of the County. Each fire department or fire district has the authority to apply fire restrictions for their respective jurisdiction. Please check with your local fire jurisdiction for more information.

The county ban prohibits all open fires and campfires. Fireworks and other pyrotechnic displays are expressly prohibited. Other types of outdoor fires banned are those that produce open flames such as lamp oil in tiki lamps. The ban also prohibits the outdoor use of equipment that generates open flames or a spark. This restricts the use of welding equipment and chain saws. Variances for businesses however, can be requested.

The determination includes the following Fire Ban Zones: All of Yavapai County to include the Central Zone, Southern Zone, Northern Zone, and Eastern Zone. FIRE BAN ZONE DESCRIPTION.pdf; Fire Ban Zone Map.pdf

Know before you go - for current information on fire restrictions please visit: www.wildlandfire.AZ.gov or www.firerestrictions.us or by calling 1-877-864-6985. It’s Too Late, When Told To Evacuate! For more information about being prepared, please contact 928-771-3321 or marcie.slay@yavapai.us
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Fire Restrictions lifted In Yavapai County

Fire Restrictions lifted In Yavapai County

Fire Restrictions lifted for Yavapai County

Effective 8:00 AM, Monday, August 1, 2016, Yavapai County will lift fire restrictions for all of Yavapai County. Yavapai County has received significant moisture, and fire conditions have moderated significantly across the various Fire Ban Zones. Forecast indicates continued and increasing moisture for Yavapai County. Fire Bans are jurisdictional and each fire district may set the limits of their fire ban or stage restrictions. Please check with your fire district prior to burning, and exercise caution while burning.

Yavapai County Fire Ban - June 15th, 2016

Yavapai County Fire Ban - June 15th, 2016

Fire Ban Effective Date and Time: June 15th 2016 at 8:00 A.M.
NOTICE OF FIRE BAN

In accordance with Yavapai County Ordinance No. 2012-1, Section V. The Yavapai County Emergency Management Officer has determined that a fire emergency exists in Yavapai County.

Board of Supervisor Chairman, Jack Smith has signed an interim order to enact a fire ban within Yavapai County.

This determination is based upon the implementation of fire restrictions by the following jurisdictions: Prescott National Forest, BLM, Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, Groom Creek Fire District, Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority, Prescott Fire Department, Mayer Fire District, Crown King Fire District, Black Canyon City Fire District, Chino Valley Fire District, Walker Fire Department, Southern Yavapai Fire District, Yarnell Fire District, Congress Fire District, Wickenburg Rural Fire District, Seligman Fire District, Camp Verde Fire District, Verde Valley Fire, Montezuma Rimrock Fire District, Williamson Valley and Bagdad Fire District which they will impose on June 15th at 8:00 A.M..

The restrictions are due to recent wildland fires in the area, a high Energy Release Component (ERC), low fuel moisture levels, and low relative humidity levels which have resulted in a high risk potential for large fire events. The fire ban covers the unincorporated areas of the County. Each fire department or district has the authority to apply fire restrictions for their respective jurisdiction. Please check with your local fire jurisdiction for more information.

The county ban prohibits all open fires and campfires. Other types of outdoor fires banned are those that produce open flames such as lamp oil in tiki lamps. Fireworks and other pyrotechnic displays are expressly prohibited. The ban also prohibits the outdoor use of equipment that generates open flames or a spark. This restricts the use of welding equipment and chain saws. Variances for businesses however, can be requested.
The determination includes the following Fire Ban Zones: All of Yavapai County to include the Central Zone, Southern Zone, Northern Zone, and Eastern Zone.

Yavapai County fire ban information can be obtained at www.regionalinfo-alert.org or www.facebook.com/YCOEM. Know before you go - for current information on fire restrictions, closures or wildfires on the Prescott National Forest. Check current fire information and restrictions at www.wildlandfire.AZ.gov or at www.firerestrictions.us .

It’s Too Late, When Told To Evacuate!
For more information about being prepared, please contact 928-771-3321 or marcie.slay@yavapai.us
www.regionalinfo-alert.org
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COUNTY CENTRAL REGION -BAN LIFTING

COUNTY CENTRAL REGION -BAN LIFTING

Yavapai County CENTRAL REGION ONLY Lifting Fire Ban

With the increasing moisture within the Central Regions of Yavapai County the following fire jurisdictions will be lifting their fire restrictions in conjunction with Yavapai County Central Region: Prescott Fire, Central Yavapai Fire, Crown King Fire, Mayer Fire, Groom Creek Fire, Walker Fire, Williamson Valley Fire, and Chino Valley Fire.

The fire ban in the Central Zone of Yavapai County will be lifted effective: July 11th, 2014 at 8:00 A.M.

The Yavapai County Fire Ban will remain in place for the Northern, Southern and Eastern zones, until the county records significant amounts of moisture.

Fire Ban Still On

Fire Ban Still On

Please click on the following link for Yavapai County current fire restrictions.

NEWS RELEASE ban still On

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