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San Juan NF Prescribed Fire Program

Unit Information

San Juan National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
15 Burnett Court
Durango, CO 81301

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Incident Contacts

Devin Wanner
Email: devin.wanner@usda.gov
Phone: 970-385-1219

Pagosa RD Fred Ellis
Email: fellis@fs.fed.us
Phone: 970-264-1541

Dolores RD Matt Traynham
Email: mtraynham@fs.fed.us
Phone: 970-882-6838

Boggy Draw Prescribed Burn to Begin Tuesday Morning, August 20

San Juan NF Prescribed Fire Program Prescribed Fire
News – 8/19/2019

After successful ignition this afternoon of a five-acre test burn, fire management personnel expect to begin carrying out the burn plan early tomorrow morning (August 20) on the Boggy Draw Prescribed Burn. "Fire effects were excellent with moderate fire behavior," states Matt Traynham, burn boss for the prescribed fire. "We plan to continue tomorrow with ignitions, totaling 2,096 acres, utilizing hand and aerial ignitions."

Smoke is likely to be visible tomorrow from the community of Dolores, McPhee Reservior, and surrounding areas. Please do not report.

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