Lake Mary Road

The Tank Fire is being held at 176 acres and has 75 percent containment in an area about 1-2 miles northeast of the junction of Lake Mary Road and state Route 87 on the Mogollon Rim.

Firefighting operations yesterday reinforced fire lines and suppressed several hot spots. The Coconino National Forest’s Type III Incident Management Team assigned to the fire will turn it over to the Mogollon Rim Ranger District as a Type IV incident today.

A prescribed broadcast burn project is planned for next week near Mountainaire on the Coconino National Forest’s Flagstaff Ranger District.

The Howard Burn Project encompasses approximately 875 acres and is located 1 mile southeast of Mountainaire (35° 4'44.49"N, 111°38'13.72"W). Within this broadcast burn area there are also slash piles which will burn and may smoke for several days within the prescription area. Fire managers are planning to use Forest Roads, 9484T, 235F, 9420R, 762B and local topography as area boundaries.

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.



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