Arizona Emergency Bulletin Feed
Prescribed burning planned on Clifton Ranger District March 27
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:11:20 +0000

The Clifton Ranger District on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests plans to begin the Mesa Re-Entry prescribed burn starting March 27. The project will take two weeks to complete, depending on weather conditions. When ignitions have been completed personnel will remain on scene monitoring the burn as needed.

Kendrick Fire Contained
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:31:20 +0000

The Kendrick Fire was a human-caused grass wildfire reported at approximately 2:30 p.m. March 17 northwest of the San Francisco Peaks. Personnel from Coconino National Forest and Summit Fire Department responded and worked to protect specific structures that were threatened for a time, which are listed below. Forest Service Law Enforcement was also assisted by the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation.

Kendrick Fire Burning North of the San Francisco Peaks
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 23:08:22 +0000

The Kendrick Fire, a human-caused wildfire reported at approximately 2:30 p.m. today is estimated to be 75-100 acres in size and multiple resources are on scene.

The fire is located 15 miles north of Flagstaff, just east of Kendrick Park and south of Saddle Mountain. Resources on scene from the Forest Service and Summit Fire Department include four engines, one water tender and approximately 20 firefighters. No structures are threatened at this time.

Prescribed burn near Blue Ridge Ranger Station March 20 or 21
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:08:42 +0000

The Mogollon Rim Ranger District is planning to burn about 2,000 acres of light grasses and Juniper tree fuels approximately 16 miles north and east of the Blue Ridge Ranger Station on State Highway 87 on March 20 or 21 (Monday or Tuesday) if weather cooperates.

The burn location is on the far eastern boundary of the Coconino National Forest, one mile southeast of State Highway 87.

Fire managers are waiting for the correct weather and winds to ignite this area, as winds need to be southwesterly to minimize smoke impact to drivers on the highway and communities.

Pile Burning Planned on the Verde Ranger District March 20th – 24th
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:49:09 +0000

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.

Prescribed burning planned on Springerville Ranger District on Mar 17
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:42:30 +0000

The Springerville Ranger District on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests is planning to conduct prescribed fire operations March 17. The district plans to burn approximately 286 acres on the Hideaways Unit, just east of Greens Peak Hideaways. Personnel will remain on scene monitoring the burn through the weekend as needed.

Prescribed burning planned on Springerville Ranger District March 14 and 15
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:27:13 +0000

The Springerville Ranger District on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests is planning to conduct prescribed fire operations March 14 and 15. The district plans to burn approximately 1,830 acres on the Garris East Unit, southeast of Vernon. Personnel will remain on scene monitoring the burn through the weekend as needed.

Lakeside Ranger District burning slash piles March 6 - 10
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:14:54 +0000

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District will be burning slash piles March 6 through March 10, if conditions allow. The ignition area is on Timber Knoll just south of Ojo Bonito Estates. Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 10 acres of forest land each day. Light smoke impacts are possible along Highway 60 and within the Vernon Community. In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.      

Kaibab National Forest plans prescribed burn near Jacob Lake
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 12:23:40 +0000

North Zone fire managers plan to resume pile burning in the vicinity of the Arizona Department of Transportation Maintenance facility near Jacob Lake starting as early as Monday.

Pile burning is one piece of the ongoing hazardous fuels reduction efforts of the Plateau Facilities Fire Protection Project on approximately 5,000 acres surrounding 33 structures across the Kaibab Plateau. Fire managers plan to initially target 25 acres of piles and continue throughout the week as conditions allow.

Pile Burning Planned March 3rd – 10th in the Prescott Basin
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 20:54:17 +0000

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).   


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