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South Rim Prescribed Burn

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Gila District Office
3201 E Universal Way
Tucson, AZ 85756

Announcements — South Rim Prescribed Burn

Aravaipa Canyon South Rim RX 6/6 Update Released: 6/6/2019
Fire resources have completed the aerial operations. They will do a flyover today (weather permitting) to check for missed pockets, which could result in a little more aerial today.
Aravaipa Canyon South Rim RX 6/5 Update Released: 6/5/2019
Aerial ignition started this morning just before noon over the larger project burn area. A helicopter with a plastic sphere dispenser (PSD) is planned to work through the afternoon, barring technical...
Aravaipa Canyon South Rim RX 6/4 Update 2 Released: 6/4/2019
Fire resources completed blacklining for the prescribed burn and will begin aerial ignition tomorrow, pending appropriate weather
Aravaipa Canyon South Rim RX 6/4 Update Released: 6/4/2019
Resources completed 1,700 acres yesterday and will finish black lining today. Aerial ignition is scheduled to begin tomorrow pending favorable weather conditions.
Aravaipa Canyon Area - South Rim RX 6/3 Morning Update Released: 6/3/2019
Update June 3 (Morning): Resources made their way into the area where the burning will take place on Sunday, 6/2. Crews will be blacklining and working to enhance containment features prior to...