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Northwest Sands Prescribed Burns

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

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Announcements — Northwest Sands Prescribed Burns

Temporary Re-route of Iron River Trail between FR 241 and FR 236 Released: 5/28/2019
The Iron River Trail will be rerouted during burning operations of Block C Wednesday between Forest Roads 241 and 236. A temporary reroute will be signed using the Tri-County Corridor Trail between...
Ignitions are complete on prescribed burn in Moquah Barrens Released: 5/26/2019
Ignitions are complete on a large prescribed burn in Moquah Barrens. Fire specialists completed two burn units (F and I) today totaling nearly 3000 acres. Fire personnel will be onsite monitoring the...
Prescribed Burn at Moquah Barrens Underway Released: 5/26/2019
Fire specialists began the prescribed burn around 10 a.m. this morning in Burn Block I. Ignitions are continuing this afternoon into Burn Block F. As a reminder please use caution if you are...
Smoke and Air Quality Outlook Released: 5/26/2019
Smoke Forecast Outlook – Moquah Barrens Prescribed Burns Issued by Trent Wickman – May 26, 2019 @ 0600 Washburn District Fire Information: 715-482-0115