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Spring / Summer Prescribed Fire

Unit Information

Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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Prescribed fire hopeful for Monday

Spring / Summer Prescribed Fire Prescribed Fire
News – 5/2/2019

On Monday, May 6, a prescribed fire is planned next to the east side of U.S. Highway 180, north of Flagstaff.

Project: Horseshoe: Slate #11

  • When: Anytime between April 29 to May 3 (Monday to Friday).

  • Where: Approximately 10 miles north of Flagstaff. GPS: 35.5019340°, -111.8114010°

  • Size: 1,190 acres.

  • Duration: One-day operation.

  • Smoke Impacts: Ventilation is predicted to move smoke toward the northeast. Cooling temperatures in the evenings may cause smoke to settle in the low-lying areas surrounding the burn. This prescribed burn will be next to U.S. Highway 180, and motorists will see smoke, flames and encounter wildland firefighting vehicles along the roadway, so please be cautious.

  • Closures/Restrictions: None.