The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District continued burning in the 3,960 acre prescribed burn within the Whitcom unit, north east of the community of Pinetop. The district completed approximately 3,100 acres. Fire management burned an estimated 1,000 additional acres to complete this phase of the project from November 14 through November 17.
|Current as of|
|Incident Type||Prescribed Fire|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday November 14th, 2017 approx. 09:00 AM|
|Location||The Whitcom Unit is located northeast of Pinetop, along Forest Service Roads 182, 283, 283A and 185|
Timber and logging slash
Minimal smoke visible from interior areas of the burn.