Los Burros Prescribed Burn

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Los Burros Prescribed Burn


Approximate Location

34.156 latitude, -109.706 longitude

Incident Overview

Los Burros Sepulveda Map

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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.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Date of OriginThursday December 14th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
LocationThe 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 CommanderJohn Whatley

Current Situation

Size457 Acres



Smoke is still visible from some interior areas of the burn. Fire personnel continue to check the burn area periodically.

Unit Information

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

Incident Contacts

Lakeside Ranger District
Phone: 928-368-2100

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