Fire restrictions begin Friday in Coconino and Kaibab forests - Tucson News Now

Fire restrictions begin Friday in Coconino and Kaibab forests

  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • One man dead after officer involved shooting at South Lawn Mortuary

    One man dead after officer involved shooting at South Lawn Mortuary

    Saturday, May 27 2017 1:14 AM EDT2017-05-27 05:14:00 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The shooting happened at the South Lawn Mortuary cemetery on Friday night and has left one man dead.  The officers involved in the shooting were not hurt, according to Sgt. Bay. 

    The shooting happened at the South Lawn Mortuary cemetery on Friday night and has left one man dead.  The officers involved in the shooting were not hurt, according to Sgt. Bay. 

  • 'Monster' bull frog caught in STX fishing pond

    'Monster' bull frog caught in STX fishing pond

    Friday, May 26 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-05-26 17:36:22 GMT

    Check out this big guy!  This 'monster' bull frog was caught in a South Texas fishing pond near Batesville by Markcuz Rangel.  

    Check out this big guy!  This 'monster' bull frog was caught in a South Texas fishing pond near Batesville by Markcuz Rangel.  

  • Closed captioning information

    Closed captioning information

    Tuesday, March 22 2016 4:07 PM EDT2016-03-22 20:07:47 GMT
    Tuesday, March 22 2016 4:07 PM EDT2016-03-22 20:07:47 GMT

    FCC rules require broadcast stations to make sure that complaints about closed captioning can be easily made, and addressed in a timely manner. Station point of contact information for immediate concerns

    FCC rules require broadcast stations to make sure that complaints about closed captioning can be easily made, and addressed in a timely manner. Station point of contact information for immediate concerns

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Fire danger is rising in the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests causing greater fire restrictions in the area.

Starting May 30 at 8 a.m. campers will not be able to build any kind of fire whether it be a campfire, charcoal, coal, or stove fire even if it it's in a developed campground or improved site.

There can be no smoking unless it is done in an enclosed vehicle or building. No gun fire of any sort is allowed unless it is part of law enforcement.

Use of any internal combustion engine is prohibited from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

People in the area can use devices that only use liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off as well as generators that have approved spark assistance. These devices can only be used in areas clear of surrounding flammable materials.

These restrictions will remain in effect until forest officials call them off.

Copyright 2014 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

 

Powered by Frankly