U.S. Forest Service revises fire restrictions for hunting season

U.S. Forest Service revises fire restrictions for hunting season
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Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 4:37pm

The U.S. Forest Service on Wednesday issued revised fire restrictions for hunting season in national forests and grasslands in Texas, including the Angelina National Forest.

Forest service officials said fires, campfires or charcoal fires continue to be prohibited throughout the Angelina, Sabine, Davy Crockett and Sam Houston national forests and in the Caddo and Lyndon B. Johnson national grasslands.

Visitors may use gas and propane grills, lanterns and stoves in developed recreation areas and designated hunter camps only, forest service officials said, and smoking is allowed only within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site, or in an area at least three feet in diameter cleared of all flammable material.

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