Fire Warden

For Immediate Release
May 30, 2018


Fire Restrictions Implemented in Southwest Utah


Due to increasing potential for human caused wildfire activity, dry conditions, and high fire danger in
southwest Utah, Color Country Interagency Fire Managers are implementing fire restrictions beginning
Friday, June 1 at 00:01 a.m. The following describes the restrictions implemented by each fire
management agency in the Color Country Fire Management Area.

Restricted Lands in Washington, Iron, Beaver, Kane and Garfield Counties:

  • Unincorporated privately owned and all state administered lands (Utah Division of Forestry Fire and State Lands). Incorporated towns and cities are not included in these restrictions.                            (Contact your local fire department for municipal restrictions).
  • Bureau of Land Management in Beaver, Iron, Kane, Garfield, and Washington Counties, in addition to the Henry Mountains portion of Wayne County, Utah. Henry Mountains restrictions are further defined as BLM administered land east of Notum Road Scenic Byway, south of Hanksville Scenic Byway/Hwy 24, and west of Bicentennial Scenic Byway/Hwy 95.
  • Dixie National Forest (Pine Valley, Cedar City, Powell and Escalante Ranger Districts).
  • National Park Service (Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Pipe Springs National Monument, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and Rainbow Bridge National Monument).
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs (Trust Lands of the Shivwits, Cedar, Indian Peaks, and Kaibab Band Reservations).

See Documents Tab above for full restrictions.


For more information on fires in Utah visit www.utahfireinfo.gov.
For more information on fires across the country, visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/.

This page has been created for the Kane County Emergency Manager and Fire Warden to be able to post information about fires in Kane County.  For active fires see documents and links options.

Documents

2018 Fire Restriction map

Map of Southwest Area Fire Restrictions.

2018 Fireworks discharge and sales

Dates for discharge and sale of fireworks 2018

Campfire Guidelines

Guidelines for campfires.

Signed restriction order

Signed Fire Restriction Order 2018.

SW Fire Manager Press Release May 30, 2018

Press release with details of 2018 Fire Restrictions.

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