prescribed burn

Coconino National Forest fire managers will conduct a large prescribed burn this morning north of the San Francisco Peaks which will produce noticeable smoke near Kendrick Park.
 
The Horseshoe-White Horse Hills Project is located 16 miles north of Flagstaff (35°23'22.29"N, 111°42'37.06"W), east of U.S. Highway 180, and is approximately 2,700 acres. The project is scheduled to begin sometime between 9-10 a.m. and will last one day.
 

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District will continue burning the 3,960 acre prescribed burn within the Whitcom unit, weather dependent, north east of the community of Pinetop.  The district has completed approximately 3,100 acres.  Fire management proposes to burn an estimated 1,000 additional acres to complete this phase of the project from November 14 through November 17.

The Whitcom Unit is located northeast of Pinetop, along Forest Service Roads 182, 283, 283A and 185.

A prescribed burn project has begun this morning on the Coconino National Forest which will produce smoke south of Kendrick Mountain.

The Horseshoe Wild Bill Project moved to the scheduled today. The project is three miles south of Kendrick Mountain, near U.S. Highway 180.

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.

Starting tomorrow, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management will begin a 2-day pile burning operation in Northeastern Arizona, near Eagar.
 
The burn will take place at the base of Flat Top Mountain beginning at 7:00 am Wednesday, November 15th and continue through Thursday, November 16th.
 
Burning will run through mid-afternoon on both days and then Arizona State Forestry crews will monitor piles into the evening.
 

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.

Tonto National Forest fire specialists are planning to conduct a 1,247-acre prescribed fire treatment in the Shoofly ruins
area north of Payson beginning on Monday, November 13, through Thursday, November 16, 2017.
 
The prescribed fire will eliminate timber slash, dead and down woody debris, grass and brush.
The treatment will take place on the east side of Houston Mesa Road (Forest Road 199). During
the day, smoke will impact Houston Mesa Road as well as the following communities: Freedom
The Kaibab National Forest will soon be able to begin implementation of a large-scale grassland restoration project across the Williams and Tusayan
Ranger Districts thanks to a decision signed today by District Ranger Danelle D. Harrison.
 
The South Zone Grassland Restoration Project will implement thinning, prescribed fire and other
activities to restore the structure and function of grassland and pinyon-juniper grassland, also referred to
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.
U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service fire managers, working together as the North Zone Interagency Fire Management Program, plan to initiate the Moquitch-3 prescribed burn unit as early as Tuesday if weather, resources, and fuel moisture conditions remain favorable to assuring firefighter and visitor safety, while still achieving the desired objectives outlined during the planning process.
 

Two prescribed burn projects begin this morning on the Coconino National Forest which will produce smoke south of Kendrick Mountain and also near Clint’s Well.

The Horseshoe Wild Bill project (16 miles northwest of the Flagstaff) and Blue Ridge Urban Interface project (north of Clint’s Well) were both scheduled to begin Monday and Tuesday, but the projects were postponed until yesterday due to unfavorable weather and wind conditions. Today the projects continue and will finish up the Coconino National Forest’s prescribed burning for this week.

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