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Cleveland National Forest will be lifting elevated fire restrictions and returning to general
San Diego, CA. (December 5, 2016) - With the onset of cooler temperatures and the increased precipitation, the Cleveland National Forest will be lifting elevated fire restrictions and returning to general. As of 0800 Monday, December 5th, the following general fire restrictions will be in place.

General Fire Restrictions

1. Fireworks are never allowed on the Cleveland National Forest

2. Spark arrestors are required for all off-highway vehicles, chainsaws, and other internal combustion equipment

3. Welding, grinding, cutting and the use of explosives are allowed only with proper authorization issued by Forest officials

4. Wood or charcoal fires are allowed only in the designated fire rings located in developed campgrounds and in developed picnics areas

5. The use of gas and liquid stoves and lanterns, and jelly petroleum stoves are allowed in all areas of the Cleveland National Forest

6. Discharge of firearms is currently prohibited on the Forest except for the purpose of hunting during the designated hunting season as established by the California Department of Fish and Game

7. Target shooting is not allowed on Cleveland National Forest lands

8. Discharging a firearm using the following ammunition is never allowed on the Cleveland National Forest: steel core ammunition, armor piercing ammunition, and tracer ammunition.

Residents and visitors are asked to be aware of wildfire conditions in your area and take appropriate prevention measures, even in winter weather. Remember, One Less Spark means One Less Wildfire.