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Northwest Sands Blocks B, D & J

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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Wisconsin
Rhinelander, WI 54501

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Announcements — Northwest Sands Blocks B, D & J

NW Sands Burn Operations 5/21 Released: 5/21/2018
The Forest Service has completed the prescribed burns at NW Sands Burn Blocks B, D and J. Fire personnel will be continuing to monitor the burn units this week. Forest Road 242 is now open. A portion...
NW Sands Burn Operations 5/20 @ 8:45 p.m. Released: 5/20/2018
Fire personnel have completed the roughly 900 acre prescribed burn at NW Sands Burn Block B today. Crews are remaining in the area to monitor the burn as well as the plume of smoke. Smoke may impact...
NW Sands Burn Operations 5/20 Released: 5/20/2018
Fire personnel are implementing a prescribed burn in NW Sands - Burn Block D. and J have been completed. Delays can be expected on Forest Road 236 north of Ino and a temporary road closure will be in...
NW Sands Burn Operations 5/19 and 5/20 Released: 5/19/2018
NW Sands - Burn Blocks B and J have been completed. Fire personnel are monitoring these prescribed burns and completing mop up activity. On Sunday, fire personnel are planning to burn Block D....
Burn Operations Friday - 5/18 @ 9 p.m. Released: 5/18/2018
Firefighters are nearing the completion of a prescribed burn at Moquah Barrens this evening. Smoke from the burn will continue to travel north towards Port Wing and out over Lake Superior through the...
Burn Operations Friday - 5/18 Released: 5/18/2018
Burning operations are beginning at the Moquah Barrens prescribed burn in NW Sands - Block B comprised of 900 acres. The specific area impacted is near the Bladder Lake Campground along Forest Roads...
Burn Operations Thursday 5/17 @ 4 p.m. Released: 5/17/2018
Burning operations were halted today on Burn Block D. Fire fighters are continuing to work on Burn Block J today after weather changes late yesterday. Another burn is planned for tomorrow - stay...
Burning Operations Thursday Released: 5/17/2018
Burning operations are beginning at the Moquah Barrens prescribed burn in NW Sands - Block D totallying 1,086 acres. The specific area impacted is along Forest Road 236 north of Ino where delays...
NW Sands Burn Update 5/16 @ 7:52 p.m. Released: 5/16/2018
Ignitions have been completed in Burn Block J. The smoke is anticipated to lay down for the night and could reduce visibility along US 2 near Iron River and Brule. Please use caution if traveling in...
Burning Operations Wednesday Released: 5/16/2018
Burning operations are underway at the Moquah Barrens prescribed burn in NW Sands - Block J. The specific area impacted is along Forest Roads 246, 248 and 423. A map showing the area can be found at...