Updated Alaska burn restrictions and closures

Here is a list of burn restrictions and closures throughout the state as of 9 p.m., Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

Federal lands-
*Possessing or discharging any kind of fireworks or pyrotechnic devise are always prohibited on federal land

 Koyukuk, Nowitna, Innoko, and Selawik National Wildlife Refuges
• Prohibition of all open fires and activities which greatly increase fire danger (including all cooking, warming, signaling fires or any type of open fire)
• Gas grills, backpacking or camp stoves using fuel or compressed canisters which can be regulated and shut off are still permitted

 All Alaska BLM lands
• Prohibition of all fireworks and open fires, excluding the North Slope
• Use of established fire rings and barbeque grills at established BLM campgrounds and waysides are still permitted
• Charcoal briquette fires in fire-proof pans, grills, gas grills, barbeques, and camp stoves are still permitted

 Chugach National Forest
• This includes the Seward and Glacier Ranger Districts
• Prohibition of building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, or stove fires without a permit- except in a developed camp or picnic ground
• Petroleum-fueled stoves, lanterns, or heating devices are permitted
• No operating welding, acetylene or other torch with open flame
• No operation or using any internal or external combustion engine without a spark arresting device

 Denali National Park and Preserve
• Prohibition of all open fires and activities that unduly increase fire danger- including any flame source not immediately extinguishable such as charcoal or wood- even in established campfire rings
• Gas grills, backpacking and camp stoves using fuel or compressed canisters that can be regulated and shut off are still permitted

 Gates of the Arctic National Park
• Prohibition of all open fires and activities that unduly increase fire danger- including any flame source not immediately extinguishable such as charcoal or wood- even in established campfire rings
• Gas grills, backpacking and camp stoves using fuel or compressed canisters that can be regulated and shut off are still permitted

 Katmai National Park and Preserve
• Prohibition of all camp fires
• Gas grills and barbeques at campsites will be permitted

 Kenai Fjords National Park
• Prohibition of all open fires and activities that unduly increase fire danger- including any flame source not immediately extinguishable such as charcoal or wood- even in established campfire rings
• Backpacking and camp stoves using fuel or compressed canisters that can be regulated and shut off are still permitted

 Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
• Prohibition of all open fires (including cooking, warming, signaling fires) and use of charcoal and/or charcoal grills
• Cooking stoves and gas grills may be used

 Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
• Wildfire managers are discouraging visitors and residents from lighting campfires or other open flame sources

 Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
• Prohibition of all open fires and activities that unduly increase fire danger, including ground fire of any kind- wood or charcoal-based
• Gas grills and barbeques at campsites will be permitted
 Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve
• Prohibition of all open fires and activities that unduly increase fire danger- including any flame source not immediately extinguishable such as charcoal or wood- even in established campfire rings
• Gas grills, backpacking and camp stoves using fuel or compressed canisters that can be regulated and shut off are still permitted

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