Prescribed Fire Pile Burning 2017/2018 News Release

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Prescribed Fire Pile Burning 2017/2018 News Release

Boulder Ranger District reports progress on pile burning efforts

Incident: Prescribed Fire Pile Burning 2017/2018 Prescribed Fire
Released: 2/9/2016

BOULDER, Colo – (Feb. 9, 2016) U.S. Forest Service firefighters have accomplished approximately 520 acres of slash pile burning since the beginning of December. Crews will continue burning slash through the winter and spring as conditions allow. Pile burning occurs in the best possible conditions to provide safety for firefighters and homeowners. This includes adequate snow cover, cool temperatures and wind to disperse smoke. Firefighters monitor the area after burning is complete. Sign up to receive weekly emails about pile burning by sending a note to Areas where pile burning efforts are currently focused as conditions allow include:

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Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests/Pawnee National Grassland
U.S. Forest Service
2150 Centre Avenue Building E Fort Collins Colorado 80526
Fort Collins, CO 80526

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Reid Armstrong
Phone: 303-541-2532
Reghan Cloudman
Phone: 970-295-6770
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