Stage 1 fire restrictions

The Rattlesnake Fire is located approximately 43 miles southeast of Whiteriver, 20 miles southwest of Alpine, and over 50 miles northwest of San Carlos, burning on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, San Carlos Indian Reservation and the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.
 
The Rattlesnake Fire is approximately 26,072 acres in size and 63 percent contained. The fire was human-caused and is under investigation. Resources include 295 personnel.
 

The Rattlesnake Fire is located approximately 43 miles southeast of Whiteriver, 20 miles southwest of Alpine, and over 50 miles northwest of San Carlos, burning on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, San Carlos Indian Reservation and the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. The fire is and estimated 21,513 acres in size and approximately 32 percent contained.

The Rattlesnake Fire started on Wednesday, April 11. The fire is human caused and still under investigation. Resources include approximately 524 personnel.

Coconino County will rescind Stage 2 fire restrictions at 9 a.m., Thursday, July 13. Stage 1 restrictions will remain in effect and is in coordination with the National Forest Service and the State of Arizona.
 
Monsoonal rainfall throughout northern Arizona over the past week has brought moisture to the forests and the area. When local area U.S Forests move out of Stage 2 fire restrictions and back into Stage 1 restrictions, the Coconino Wildland Defense Ordinance allows for Coconino
Stage 1 fire restrictions, will begin at 8 a.m., Thursday, June 15, across Coconino County. Fire restrictions are to help protect public health by reducing the number of human-caused wildfires.
 
The County is enacting the restrictions due to forecasted weather and very high fire danger. Restrictions are in coordination with the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests.
 
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