The Springerville Ranger District on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests will be burning slash piles today, February 28. The district plans to burn two units just west of Greer, south of Arizona State Highway 260, and along Forest Road 87, totaling approximately 195 acres.
Ignitions will occur throughout the morning to minimize the adverse effects of smoke on the local communities. Smoke may be visible from Greer, along portions of Arizona State Highway 260, and portions of County Road 1122. Motorists are advised to drive safely as smoke may limit visibility.
The Springerville Ranger District on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests is planning to burn slash piles throughout the week starting February 21. The district plans to burn two units just west of Greer, south of Arizona State Highway 260, and along Forest Road 87, totaling approximately 195 acres.
Fire managers on Springerville Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests are planning on burning close to 900 acres tomorrow north of Greer on the Iris Unit. Smoke may be visible from Round Valley, Arizona State Highway 260 and U.S. Highway 60. The burns are to enhance wildlife habitat and watershed conditions while promoting forest health and protecting communities from the effects of future high severity wildfire.
The Springerville Ranger District on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests is planning to continue prescribed fire operations. They plann to conduct prescribe burns from Oct. 23 to Nov. 6, 2015. The district plans to burn approximately 3,500 acres on the Burro Unit, South of Greer, Buckelew and Garris Units, Southeast of Vernon, and the Hideaways Unit, West of Greens Peak Hideaways.
The Springerville Ranger District is planning on burning tomorrow weather permitting. They plan to burn approximately 600 acres under the Greer burn plan just north of Arizona State Highways 260 and 373, which is the road leading to Greer.
Smoke will be seen from Round Valley, Arizona State Highway 260, U.S. Highway 60 and along Forest Road 118. The burn is for maintenance and improvement of wildlife habitat and to reduce hazardous fuels.
The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests fire managers on the Springerville Ranger District are planning to conduct broadcast burning starting on Monday, March 9, weather conditions permitting.
The planned prescribed burn is in the Hideaways unit of the Mineral project. The crews will burn approximately 500 acres southeast of Greens Peak Hideaways and northeast of Hidden Meadows. Smoke could affect Highway 60 and/or State Highway 260 and will be visible from Round Valley.
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests (NFs) fire managers on the Lakeside Ranger and Springerville ranger districts plan to conduct pile burns today, weather conditions permitting.
The planned prescribed burns are in the Morgan Wash area, west of Porter Mountain Estates off Forest Road 45; and the area of Water Canyon Pit, Greer Pit and Greens Peak Hideaway Pit, where crews will burn approximately 100 acres near the southwest end of Forest Road 87.