Fire restrictions take effect Monday, June 6

Fire restrictions for the Inyo National Forest and Bureau of Land Management will take effect on Monday:

🔥 No campfires, briquette/charcoal barbeques, or stove fires are allowed outside of agency-provided fire rings or barbeques at designated developed recreation sites. Dispersed campfires, such as rock rings, will no longer be allowed.

🔥 No smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site, or in an area at least three feet in diameter barren of all flammable materials.

🔥 No welding or operating acetylene or other torch with open flame.

🔥 No motorized vehicles or tools powered by internal combustion engines off designated roads or trails (such as chainsaws or lawn mowers).

🔥 No target shooting on BLM lands, except with a State of California hunting license and in accordance with California hunting regulations.

🔥 No possessing, discharging, or using fireworks or pyrotechnic devices on Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management lands.

🔥 Additionally, a valid California Campfire Permit is required whenever you operate a stove or fire on public lands.

Check the Inyo National Forest order and the Bureau of Land Management order for details.