The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Phoenix District will conduct a prescribed burn of cut and piled juniper within 120-acres of the Agua Fria National Monument, in the Sycamore Mesa area — approximately five miles northeast of Cordes Junction. The burn is planned for one to three days between April 6 and 13.
Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with Yavapai County Ordinance No. 2012-1, Section V. Yavapai County Board of Supervisor Chairman, Rowle Simmons has signed an interim order to enact a fire ban within Yavapai County.
This determination is based upon the implementation of fire restrictions by the following jurisdictions: Prescott National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, and local fire districts and fire departments which will be imposed on April 20, 2018, at 8:00 A.M.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Phoenix District is planning to conduct a 100-acre prescribed burn of hazardous fuels within the Agua Fria National Monument, for one to three days between January 19 – 21.
The BLM will choose the best days to ignite the fire when the weather conditions are most favorable. The burn will reduce encroaching juniper into grasslands, and improve the habitat of the pronghorn antelope.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kingman Field Office, in cooperation with Pine Lake Fire Department, Pinion Pine Fire Department, and Mohave County, will be conducting prescribed burns near the communities of Pine Lake, Pinion Pine, and Atherton Acres in the Hualapai Mountains over the coming weeks. This project is being implemented to reduce the threat of wildfire in and around these communities.
The Brooklyn Fire is burning in the Tonto National Forest and the Agua Fria National Monument in Yavapai County, Arizona
There are NO evacuations currently in place. There are NO impacts to I-17. Bloody Basin Road is closed.
The Fire is located approximately 3 miles East of Dolan Springs, 30 miles NNW of Kingman, Arizona and directly north of the Mount Tipton Wilderness Area. The Fire is burning in Joshua tree Forest, grass, desert shrub and pinon/juniper.
The forward spread has been stopped on the north, west and south sides. The east side remain active and continued to spread throughout the evening.
Effective Wednesday, May 24 the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, all districts of the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacácori National Historical Park, and Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and the Arizona Division of Forestry and Fire Management will implement campfire and smoking restrictions in southeastern Arizona.
Beginning May 24, 2017, and until rescinded, the following are prohibited:
Tomorrow, May 2, at 6:00 a.m., Bea Day’s Type 1 Incident Management Team (IMT) will transition management of the Sawmill Fire back to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, the Coronado National Forest, and the Bureau of Land Management.
“Our suppression efforts were successful due to the tireless hard work performed by the firefighters and cooperators who worked in partnership with the team,” stated Southwest Area Incident Commander Bea Day.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Gila District is issuing a temporary emergency closure of public lands in Pima and Santa Cruz Counties. This closure affects public lands within the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area to include areas between Highway 82 and Interstate 10 and Highway 83 to Highway 90.
Today, a Type 1 Incident Management Team (IMT) assumed command of the Sawmill Fire and will continue with full-suppression strategy efforts. The IMT is working for the State of Arizona, Bureau of Land Management, and Coronado National Forest to manage the Sawmill Fire.
Estimated Acres: 46,954 (based on visual estimate)
Start Date: April 23, 2017
Cause: Human caused, under investigation