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Northwest Sands Prescribed Burns

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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Wisconsin
Rhinelander, WI 54501

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Ignitions are complete on prescribed burn in Moquah Barrens

Northwest Sands Prescribed Burns Prescribed Fire
Announcements – 5/26/2019

2019_05_26-17.09.18.462-CDT.jpegIgnitions are complete on a large prescribed burn in Moquah Barrens. Fire specialists completed two burn units (F and I) today totaling nearly 3000 acres.

Fire personnel will be onsite monitoring the burn and smoke throughout the evening and night.

Smoke from the burn is visible from great distances and may be impacting visibility in nearby communities. Updates will be shared as more is known about the forecast for the smoke.