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Coconino National Forest fire managers will conduct a large prescribed burn this morning north of the San Francisco Peaks which will produce noticeable smoke near Kendrick Park.
 
The Horseshoe-White Horse Hills Project is located 16 miles north of Flagstaff (35°23'22.29"N, 111°42'37.06"W), east of U.S. Highway 180, and is approximately 2,700 acres. The project is scheduled to begin sometime between 9-10 a.m. and will last one day.
 

A prescribed burn project has begun this morning on the Coconino National Forest which will produce smoke south of Kendrick Mountain.

The Horseshoe Wild Bill Project moved to the scheduled today. The project is three miles south of Kendrick Mountain, near U.S. Highway 180.

Prescribed burns are always dependent upon weather and wind conditions, which can differ drastically across the forest. Prescribed burns are also subject to approval from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality as they are coordinated across multiple forests.

A prescribed burn project has begun this morning on the Coconino National Forest which will produce near Clint’s Well.

The Clint’s Burn Project scheduled today. The project is three miles north of Clint’s Well, near Lake Mary Road.

Prescribed burns are always dependent upon weather and wind conditions, which can differ drastically across the forest. Prescribed burns are also subject to approval from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality as they are coordinated across multiple forests.

MOGOLLON RIM RANGER DISTRICT.

Two prescribed burn projects begin this morning on the Coconino National Forest which will produce smoke south of Kendrick Mountain and also near Clint’s Well.

The Horseshoe Wild Bill project (16 miles northwest of the Flagstaff) and Blue Ridge Urban Interface project (north of Clint’s Well) were both scheduled to begin Monday and Tuesday, but the projects were postponed until yesterday due to unfavorable weather and wind conditions. Today the projects continue and will finish up the Coconino National Forest’s prescribed burning for this week.

A prescribed burn project is planned tonight on the Coconino National Forest in the Mogollon Rim Ranger District, approximately seven miles southeast of Mormon Lake.

Weather and ventilation is forecasted tomorrow to transport and disperse smoke toward the northeast, which may impact Winslow.

Prescribed burns are always dependent upon weather and wind conditions, which can differ drastically across the forest. Prescribed burns are also subject to approval from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, so this burn could be canceled if conditions are not suitable.

Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials confirmed that fleas collected in the Doney Park area, northeast of Flagstaff, have tested positive for plague (Yersinia pestis). Last week fleas collected in the Red Lake area, approximately five miles northeast of Williams, tested positive for plague. The tests were conducted by the Center for Pathogen and Microbiome Institute at Northern Arizona University.

Smoke from the Goodwin Fire on the Prescott National Forest is moving through Flagstaff and other northern Arizona areas.

The Goodwin Fire grew to 20,644 acres today. It responded to critical weather and fuel conditions yesterday, and despite exemplary work on the ground continues to burn and expand.

The smoke from the fire is being pushed by southwest Red Flag condition winds, furthering the difficulty in suppressing this fire.

For the safety of residents evacuations and pre-evacuations have been ordered. 

Evacuations have been ordered for:

Coconino National Forest firefighters responded to a human-caused wildfire southwest of Fort Tuthill near its archery range around 4 p.m. today, which is producing thick smoke and the smoke is visible to those in the Flagstaff area, travelers near the junction of Interstate 40 and I-17.

Firefighters responded to the Power Fire with several engines, patrols, a hotshot crew, a water tender, an initial attack aircraft and helicopter being dispatched to a fire burning in about a 1.5 acres of forest land.

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