Fire Restrictions NOT Lifted

We wanted to let everyone know that even though we have received some rainfall, there are not going to be any changes in the fire restrictions any time soon. The chances for a catastrophic wildfire are still present. It is going to take more than a few scatted showers for us to be in a position to lift those restrictions. So please note that Stage 3 Fire restrictions are still in effect in the unincorporated areas of Apache and Navajo County.

We appreciate everyone’s cooperation.

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911 and Landline Phone Issues

6/14/18 7:30 a.m. – At this time AT&T and Frontier are working to correct issues with the lines however, 911 lines at Navajo County, Apache County and Show Low Police Department are having intermittent issues.

If you have an emergency in Navajo County contact 928-536-7500.

If you have an emergency in Apache County, please go by the police department or call 928.245.0145, 333.4127 opt. 4, or 551.0525. This will be for both Springerville and Eagar.

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Navajo Nation to Move to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

The Navajo Nation has moved from stage I fire restrictions to stage II fire restrictions.

The following are prohibited

  • Fireworks
  • All trash and field-clearing burning
  • All wood and charcoal fires and barbeques
  • Use of firearms and incendiary devices without a permit
  • Use of combustion engines, including chainsaws

The following can be exercised, but with EXTREME CAUTION

  • Smoking- It is advised to do this within an enclosed vehicle or in a designated area

The following are permitted

  • ONLY propane, gas, or other petroleum fueled stoves for livestock branding
  • Ceremonial fires that have been permitted by NNEPA
  • Public fireworks that have been approved nd permitted by the Navajo Nation Fire Department
  • Persons with valid written permit to perform authorized activites
  • Persons conducting activities n designated areas where the activity is specifically authorized by written notice
  • Any State, Federal, or other local officer engaged in a rescue or firefighting force

The paper copy of the fire restrictions will be posted on the fire restrictions, closure, and maps tab in the following days.

 

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