Major Arizona Incidents
Kaibab NF South Zone Rx Fire (Prescribed Fire)
on December 20, 2018 at 7:27 pm
Kaibab National Forest fire officials are alerting the public that recent prescribed fire activities may be visible at several locations across the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts over the next several days and could possibly linger into the approaching Christmas holiday. Forest visitors may see fire activity from recent pile burning operations that have been occurring over the past two weeks on the Kaibab National Forest. Low intensity surface creeping, smoldering logs, and light smoke in the vicinity of these project areas will continue to be visible as unseasonable warmer and dryer weather continues into the week ahead. All of these active burns are confined within their containment boundaries, and pose no control problems as they continue to consume debris. As winter weather conditions continue on the Kaibab National Forest, fire managers will look for additional opportunities to treat landscapes whenever appropriate. Fuels reduction efforts on Bill Williams Mountain on... […]
2018 Fall/Winter Burns (Prescribed Fire)
on December 13, 2018 at 6:32 pm
Flagstaff RD fire managers are planning to burn piles just west of Flagstaff and north of US Rte 66. The large piles are expected to send smoke southwest over Interstat […]
Sonoita-Elgin Fire Season – 2017
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