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Nagel Prescribed Burn

Unit Information

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

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The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Black Mesa Ranger District conducted prescribed burn operations within Burn Blocks 1, 2, and 6 of the Nagel Forest Health Prescribed Burn area, from November 14 - 17. This burn was south of the Dutch Joe Ranch area. The burn was to the east of Forest Road 34, south of Forest Road 100, to the west of Forest Roads 117, and to the north of Forest Roads 9439 and 9429A. The burn blocks encompassed approximately 963 acres.

Updated November 29: The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Black Mesa Ranger District conducted burning within Burn Block 5 of the Nagel Forest Health Prescribed Burn area, from November 29 through November 30.

Updated December 8: The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Black Mesa Ranger District completed the Eastern half of Block 5 of the Nagel Burn area on December 5. 410 acres were burned in the northwestern half of the unit last week with a total of 1,997 acres treated all together.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Date of OriginTuesday November 14th, 2017 approx. 08:00 AM
LocationThis burn is East of FR 717, South of FR 100, and North of Alder Canyon
Coordinates34.424 latitude, -110.983 longitude

Current Situation

Size1,977 Acres
Fuels Involved

Timber, logging slash

Outlook

Planned Actions

Remarks

Smoke is still visible from some interior areas of the burn units