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Coconino County, in conjunction with the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests, lifted its fire restrictions at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 8.
Ample monsoonal rainfall throughout Northern Arizona over the weekend has brought muchneeded moisture to tinder-dry forests and area landscapes. The change in weather conditionsprompted the County and U.S. Forest Service to end fire restrictions throughout the region.Although much of the region received saturating rain, several areas may have received muchless rainfall and fire conditions may still be high in some locations. Residents and visitors areasked to continue to use caution when using equipment or items that can spark a fire. They arealso advised to thoroughly extinguish all campfires, operate ATVs and motorcycles with sparkarrestors and to use caution when utilizing barbeque grills.
The County Board of Supervisors enacted the ban May 23 on open burning in unincorporatedareas of the County due to extreme fire danger.