July 26, 2019

Enforcing fire restrictions in Arizona

People caught violating bans on federal lands face steep penalties.

Dry conditions during summer can often lead to fire restrictions that can put a damper on camping plans or outdoor activities. Breaking the rules can lead to steep fines and a notice to appear in federal court. U.S. Forest Service criminal investigator Brent Robinson discussed challenges with enforcing fire bans and how the agency investigates wildfire causes.

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