Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Black Mesa Ranger District will be burning 30 acres of slash piles east of the Hilltop Circle K on the south side of State Highway 260 from February 6 - February 10, weather permitting.

The communities of Heber-Overgaard and State Highway 260 may be impacted with smoke. Community members and forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District will be burning slash piles February 6 through February 10, if conditions allow. The ignition area is on Timber Knoll just south of Ojo Bonito Estates. Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 10 acres of forest land each day. Smoke impact is anticipated along Highway 60 and within the Vernon Community. In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.      

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District will be burning slash piles January 30 through February 3, if conditions allow. The ignition area is on Timber Knoll just south of Ojo Bonito Estates. Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 10 acres of forest land each day. Smoke impact is anticipated along Highway 60 and within the Vernon Community. In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.      

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District will be burning slash piles January 26 through 27, if conditions allow. The ignition area is on Timber Knoll just south of Ojo Bonito Estates. Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 10 acres of forest land each day. Ignition is planned for two days only and smoke impact is anticipated along Highway 60 and within the Vernon Community. In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.      

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District will be burning slash piles today, December 19, and possibly December 20 if conditions allow. The ignition area is on Timber Knoll just south of Ojo Bonito Estates. Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 50 acres of forest land each day. Ignition is planned for two days only and smoke impact is anticipated along Highway 60 and within the Vernon Community.

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Alpine Ranger District will be burning slash piles on December 14, 2016. The legal description is T3N, R28E, Sections 25 & 26.  Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 50 acres of forest land. Ignition is planned for one day only and smoke impact is anticipated along Highway 191, and Forest Road 54. In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.      

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District will be burning slash piles on December 14. The legal description is T9N, R24E Sections 24 & 25. Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 20 acres of forest land. Ignition is planned for one day only and smoke impact is anticipated along Forest Road 224 (McNary/Vernon Road) and Forest Service Road 267. In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.      

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Alpine Ranger District will be burning slash piles on December 13, 2016. The legal description is T3N, R28E, Sections 10 & 11, and T3N, R29E, Section 3. Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 50 acres of forest land. Ignition is planned for one day only and smoke impact is anticipated along Highway 191, and Forest Road 25. In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.      

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Springerville Ranger District will be burning slash piles on November 21, 2016. The legal description is T6N, R27E Sections 2, 3, 10, 11 & 12, and T6N, R28E Sections 8 & 17 as well as T7N 28E Sections 31 & 32. Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 500 acres of forest land. Ignition is planned for one day only and smoke impact is anticipated along Highway 273, Highway 261 and Forest Road 409.

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Black Mesa Ranger District will be burning slash piles behind the administration site on November 07, 2016.   

The legal description is: T12N, R17E, Section 32 and is roughly one acre in size.

Ignition is planned for one day only and smoke impact is anticipated along Forest Roads 50, 51 and Highway 260.  In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.      

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