Prescott Basin

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).   

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 Bradshaw Ranger District are planning to resume prescribed burning in the Prescott Basin Tuesday November 14 th through Saturday November 18. The decision to proceed will be dependent on favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air
quality, weather forecasts and available resources.
 
North Spruce RX – approximately 500 acres located 2 miles south of Prescott and 1 mile northeast of
Groom Creek (T13N, R2W, S24). Vegetation consists of Ponderosa Pine, pockets of chaparral and grass.

The Prescott National Forest, Bradshaw Ranger District is planning a series of prescribed burns around the Prescott Basin.  As conditions allow, depending on short term and long term weather patterns, prescribed burn activities can occur anytime during the next six months.  Low lying areas, including the City of Prescott and Prescott Valley are expected to have smoke impacts, especially during the night caused by night time inversions.  Areas affected by smoke during the day will depend on the wind direction during prescribed burning implementation.

The Prescott National Forest, Bradshaw Ranger District is planning a series of prescribed burns around the Prescott Basin.  As conditions allow, depending on short term and long term weather patterns, prescribed burn activities can occur anytime during the next six months.  Low lying areas, including the City of Prescott and Prescott Valley are expected to have smoke impacts, especially during the night caused by night time inversions.  Areas affected by smoke during the day will depend on the wind direction during prescribed burning implementation.

Prescott National Forest fire managers plan to continue fuels treatment in the Prescott Basin.  Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wildland urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience.  Burning will start on Tuesday, May 9th and continue through Friday, May 12; pending favorable weather conditions.

Groom Creek Horse Camp - Piles are located approximately 5 miles south and east of Prescott near Groom Creek Horse Camp and Loba Lodge (T13N, R2W, S26, 34).     

Prescott National Forest fire managers plan to continue fuels treatment in the Prescott Basin.  Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wildland urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience.  Burning will start on Friday March 3rd and continue through Friday, March 10th, pending favorable weather conditions.

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

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).

Prescott National Forest fire managers plan to continue fuels treatment in the Prescott Basin.  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, August 12, pending favorable weather conditions.

Fuel Break at the Ranch Piles – 45 acres of piles that are located on the west side of Walker Road, south of the Ranch of Prescott subdivision (T13N, R2W, S12). 

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