Fire managers will be conducting slash pile burns near Flagstaff and on Lake Mary Road starting Monday.
Lake Mary Road
Fire managers will be conducting slash pile burns 26 miles southeast of Flagstaff Wednesday (October 31, 2018) afternoon.
Fire managers will be conducting slash pile burns tomorrow south of Flagstaff near Forest Road 132.
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.
Coconino National Forest fire managers have planned several prescribed burns next week throughout the forest.
FLAGSTAFF RANGER DISTRICT:
Munds Park Project
When: Planned ignition will be Tuesday (April 10). Ignitions typically begin around 8 a.m.
Fire managers on the Coconino National Forest are planning to burn a 100-acre area immediately south of Munds Park Tuesday morning (April 10) to help add defensible space for this community.
With prescription criteria within the parameters needed for burning in the area, the burn will take place immediately south of Odell Lake sometime after 8 a.m.
The Howard Burn Project is scheduled to begin this morning approximately 1 mile southeast of Mountainaire (35° 4'44.49"N, 111°38'13.72"W) and is comprised of 875 acres that will produce visible smoke in the Flagstaff area.
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.
MOGOLLON RIM RANGER DISTRICT.
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.