NZ Prescribed Fire 2017 News Release

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NZ Prescribed Fire 2017 News Release

SMOKE SETTLES IN THE HIGHWAY 93 CORRIDOR

Incident: NZ Prescribed Fire 2017 Prescribed Fire
Released: 4/11/2017

NORTH FORK, IDAHO – Earlier today, the North Zone of the Salmon-Challis National Forest began implementation of the Crone Gulch and Lick Creek prescribed fire projects. Due to evening and nighttime cooling, dense smoke is settling into the Highway 93 corridor between North Fork and Lost Trail Pass. Motorists are advised to please use caution while driving this section of highway and observe any posted signs in the area.

For project specific information, please call Wade McPhetridge, Zone Fuels Planner or Ken Gebhardt, North Fork District Ranger at 208-865-2700. Real-time air monitoring data is located at: http://airquality.deq.idaho.gov/.

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Salmon-Challis National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1206 S. Challis St.
Salmon, ID, ID 83467
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