The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District completed the 457 acre prescribed burn within the Sepulveda unit of the Los Burros broadcast burn area on 12/14/2017. The Sepulveda Unit is about five miles south of Vernon, along Forest Service Road 96, and is surrounded by Forest Service Road 6, 6H and 96B. Smoke may continue to be visible in the local area, from Arizona State Highway 260, and U.S. Highway 60, in Round Valley, Vernon and Show Low. In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to obey all traffic signs and use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the prescribed fire burn as firefighters and fire-related traffic may be in the area.
|Current as of|
|Incident Type||Prescribed Fire|
|Date of Origin||Thursday December 14th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
|Location||The Sepulveda Unit is about five miles south of Vernon, along Forest Service Road (FSR) 96, and is surrounded by FSR 6, FSR 6H and FSR 96B.|
|Incident Commander||John Whatley|
Smoke is still visible from some interior areas of the burn. Fire personnel continue to check the burn area periodically.