Seasonal fire restrictions on public lands are being lifted early this year. Stage I Fire Restrictions for land managed by the Bureau of Land Management in Southern Nevada were lifted on August 26, 2023.

The following seasonal fire restrictions have been lifted:

  • Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal BBQ, or stove fire (except a portable stove using gas, jellied petroleum, or pressurized liquid fuel).
  • Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle.
  • Welding, or operating an acetylene torch with open flames, except by permit.

The Bureau of Land Management, Clark County, and Moapa Valley Fire District will continue with year-round fire restrictions including:

  • Possessing, discharging, using, or allowing the use of fireworks, pyrotechnic or incendiary devices.
  • Possessing, discharging, igniting, or causing to burn; explosives or explosive material, including binary explosive targets.
  • Discharging a firearm using tracer, incendiary, or steel-component ammunition. [Use of tracer or incendiary ammunition are always prohibited on public lands].
  • Operating or using any internal or external combustion engine without a spark arresting devise properly installed, maintained and in effective working order. (43 CFR 8343.1(c)).

For more information on fire restrictions in Nevada, click here.

For the press release regarding the lifting of seasonal restrictions in 2023, click here.

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