Fire managers will be conducting green waste pile burns and slash pile burns south of Flagstaff starting Thursday morning.
Coconino National Forest
Fire managers will be conducting slash pile burns near Flagstaff, Mountainaire and southwest of Clints Well throughout next week.
Fire managers will be conducting slash pile burns Thursday (Nov. 29) and Friday (Nov. 30) near Clints Well and Flagstaff.
Mogollon Rim Ranger District firefighters are planning to burn slash piles both Thursday and Friday near the intersection of state Routes 87 and 260 southwest of Clints Well. Smoke may be noticeable from these machine piles as wind speed decreases. Smoke will settle during evening hours in the West Clear Creek Wilderness and impact low lying areas near the burn site.
Fire managers will be conducting prescribed burns near Flagstaff this week, beginning today, in strategic areas to help reduce the risk of severe wildfires around communities and important infrastructure.
Today (Nov. 13)
Fire managers will be conducting slash pile burns 26 miles southeast of Flagstaff Wednesday (October 31, 2018) afternoon.
Fire managers will be conducting prescribed burns and slash pile burns near Flagstaff and southwest of Clints Well throughout next week as weather conditions dry out.
Fire managers will be conducting slash pile burns Wednesday, and continue Thursday if needed, near Flagstaff, Mountainaire, west Sedona and southwest of Clints Well.
Smoke from piles near Mount Eldon Road is expected to disperse toward the west and may be visible to north Flagstaff residents and motorists using Interstate 17 near Mountainaire. Smoke form the piles in west Sedona and near U.S. Highway 260, southwest of Clints Well, are small and should be unnoticeable. Smoke may settle during evening hours and impact low lying areas near the burn sites.
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Fire managers will be conducting slash pile burns tomorrow south of Flagstaff near Forest Road 132.
The Platypus/Rhino Fire received moisture throughout the day yesterday, and fire behavior greatly diminished.
With warm dry weather ahead, some potential for fire activity remains, especially near the southern edge of the original Rhino Fire where fingers of vegetation run through steep, rugged canyons.
Significant growth is not anticipated, but firefighters will continue to closely monitor the area. If activity increases, some smoke would likely be noticeable from the Flagstaff and Sedona areas.