Forest Service Warns Campers: Be Careful with Fire this Weekend

Predicted strong winds combined with dry conditions raise the risk of wildfire for the next few days.

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Officials from Arizona’s national forests are urging campers to be very careful with campfires this weekend, as the forecast includes high winds–up to 60 mph–over already dry conditions. Rangers in the Kaibab and Coconino National Forests have discovered dozens of unattended campfires over the past few weeks.