The City of Flagstaff will enter Stage Two fire restrictions Friday at 5 p.m. The city says the decision was made in an effort to reduce the potential for unintentional human-caused wildfires within the city limits and to lower the impacts of emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The city is cooperating with local, county, state and federal fire management agencies to ensure a coordinated effort is made in fire restrictions actions across jurisdictions. Stage Two means charcoal grills are prohibited throughout the city, including all city parks and private residences. Portable propane fire-ring type devices are prohibited in city parks, but all other gas grills and propane gas stoves that have an on and off switch are still allowed at city parks and private campgrounds. Smoking is prohibited in city parks and FUTS trails. Stage One restrictions includes means no permits will be issued for open burning and open fire pits and open flame devices are prohibited. The restrictions are will be in place until further notice.