Spring 2017 Prescribed Burns Announcement

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Spring 2017 Prescribed Burns Announcement

Update 2017-04-27: Upper Beaver Creek prescribed burn project planned today

Incident: Spring 2017 Prescribed Burns Prescribed Fire
Released: 4/27/2017

The following prescribed burn has been scheduled on the Coconino National Forest for Thursday, April 27, 2017. Fire managers may need to reschedule or cancel burns based on weather and conditions. Additional prescribed burn information will be added to this list as it becomes available.

Mogollon Rim Ranger District

Upper Beaver Creek (Hollingshead Mountain): Burn operations over 1,100 acres are planned for Thurdsay, April 27. Burn operations of 1,250 were completed Wednesday, April 26. Six miles south of the Happy Jack Work Station, near Hollingshead Mountain, FRs 83 and 83A. Smoke is predicted to disperse northeast, potentially impacting Lake Mary Road. Smoke will be visible from Lake Mary Road and I-17. Cooling temperatures in the evenings may cause smoke to settle and drain down nearby canyons, potentially West Clear Creek and the Verde Valley.

Notifications of upcoming prescribed burns are provided regularly throughout the season. The public can find this information online:

For information on possible road closures or restrictions associated with prescribed burns, please visit az511.gov.

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