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403 rd Pile Burning

Unit Information

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Springerville, AZ 85938

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The Alpine Ranger District on the Apache Sitgreaves National Forests conducted approximately 10 miles of roadside pile burning along forest roads 403, 403F and Highway 191, which started October 31 and continued through November 9. The burn consisted of old decadent slash piles left over from the Wallow salvage sale, which were burned to allow for the regeneration of new seedlings and/or native grasses.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Date of OriginTuesday October 31st, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
Location403 and 403F rd South of Alpine
Incident CommanderAlpine Ranger District
Coordinates33.816 latitude, -109.178 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel4
Size350 Acres
Fuels Involved

Logging Slash


Planned Actions

Monitor burning piles as needed


Pile ignition is complete