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Tusayan Ranger Dist Projects

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INCIDENT UPDATED 10/1/2012

Approximate Location

35.952 latitude, -111.965 longitude

Incident Overview

Piles burning near Grandview Lookout

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On March 7, 2013, fire managers completed the pile burning for this winter on the Tusayan Ranger District, Kaibab National Forest. All of the piles that were dry enough to burn this winter have been burned, and we are ready for fire season, 2013. Smoke from the piles may be visible through this weekend.


Basic Information

Incident TypePrescribed Fire
CausePlanned Ignition
Date of OriginTuesday March 05th, 2013 approx. 11:00 AM
LocationTusayan Ranger District
Incident CommanderQuentin Johnson

Current Situation

Total Personnel5
Size20 acres
Fuels Involved

Trees, limbs, and branches that were cut and piled in the last few years.

Fire Behavior

Only the piles will be ignited. The fire is not expected to spread through the forest in between the piles.

Outlook

Growth Potential

Low

Terrain Difficulty

Low

Remarks

Smoke is expected to move east and northeast towards the Navajo Indian Reservation.

Current Weather

Temperature50 degrees
Humidity30%

Unit Information

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Kaibab National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
800 South 6th Street
Williams, AZ 86046

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