pile burning

Verde Ranger District fire managers plan to continue fuels treatments on Mingus Mountain starting Tuesday, January 16th through Thursday, January 18th; weather conditions permitting. Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wildland urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience.  

Mingus Mountain Piles – Piles are located at the end of Forest Road 104A, approximately 2 miles east of Mingus Summit Day Use.

Bradshaw Ranger District fire managers plan to continue fuels treatment in the Prescott Basin on Tuesday, January 9th through Friday, January 12th; weather conditions permitting.    Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wildland urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience.  

Spruce Mountain Piles – Piles are located approximately 5 miles south and east of Prescott near the community of Groom Creek (T13N, R2W, S31).   

Fire managers on the Verde Ranger District plan to burn piles on Mingus Mountain, Monday March 20th through Friday, March 24th; weather conditions permitting.  Locations are near the Summer Homes, North and South of the Communications Towers and areas along Forest Road 413, 105 and 132. Piles have been generated from harvest activity and Timber Stand Improvement (TSI) thinning’s.

Prescott National Forest fire managers plan to continue fuels treatment in the Prescott Basin and Crown King.  Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wildland urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience.  Burning will continue through Friday, January 13, pending favorable weather conditions.

Horsethief Basin - Piles are located approximately 3 miles south and east of Crown King (T10N, R1E, S31).

The Coronado National Forest, Safford Ranger District plans to conduct wood pile burning activities on Mt. Graham, in the Pinaleño Mountains, over the next several months. Burning will be dependent upon weather conditions.

The project is intended to reduce excessive vegetation, or “fuel,” in and adjacent to the summer home areas of Turkey Flat and Old Columbine to create defensible space and restore a more fire-resilient forest within the area. 

Wood piles will also be burned in the vicinity of Grant Hill. 

Fire managers on the Verde Ranger District plan to burn piles on Mingus Mountain, Monday November 21st and Tuesday, November 22nd; weather conditions permitting. Locations are near the Summer Homes, North and South of the Communications Towers and areas along Forest Road 413, 105 and 132. Piles have been generated from harvest activity and Timber Stand Improvement (TSI) thinning’s.

Prescott National Forest fire managers plan to burn piles at two locations if moisture is received. Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wildland urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience.

Burning is planned Tuesday, September 20 through Friday, September 23. Ponderosa Piles – 5 acres of piles located south of Ponderosa Park(T13N, R2W, S32) Oak Knoll Piles - 29 acres of piles located approximately 2 miles west of Lynx Lake and south of the Ranch of Prescott subdivision (T13N, R2W, Sec 12, 15). 

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