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2020 Rx Burns

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

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Mogollon Rim Pile Burns

2020 Rx Burns Prescribed Fire
News – 12/16/2019

WinWindmill Piles

  • When: Monday (Dec. 16 to 20).

  • Where: Mogollon Rim Ranger District. Approximately 6 miles northeast of Clints Well at the FR 211 and FR 211E junction. GPS:34.6327, -111.3057

  • Size: up to 50 acres each day of burning.

  • Duration: All week if within prescribed conditions.

  • Method/type of burn: These are slash piles to burn using drip torches for ignition.

  • Smoke Impacts: Smoke will be visible from FR 211 and Lake Mary Road moving to the northeast, could be some impacts to Lake Mary Road and Clear Creek Pines Units 1&2 later in week.

    Allen Lake Piles

  • When: Monday (Dec. 16).

  • Where: Mogollon Rim Ranger District.  Eight miles south of Mormon Lake, along the west side of Lake Mary Road. GPS:34.826, -111.437

  • Size: 5 acres of hand piles.

  • Duration: This will be a one-day operation.

  • Method/type of burn: These are slash piles to burn using drip torches for ignition.

  • Smoke Impacts: Smoke will be visible from Lake Mary Road and may impact travel, along with putting smoke on the Arizona National Scenic Trail.

  • Closures/restrictions: None.

    Buck Mountain Piles

  • When: Tuesday (Dec. 17).

    Where: Mogollon Rim Ranger District. Five miles south of Happy Jack, around Buck Mountain Lookout.  GPS: 34.666, -111.415

  • Size: 25 acres of hand piles.

  • Duration: This will be a one-day operation.

  • Method/type of burn: These are slash piles to burn using drip torches for ignition.

  • Smoke Impacts: Smoke will be visible from Lake Mary Road, no impacts are expected to populated areas or local highways.

  • Closures/restrictions: None.

    Bly Pit

  • When: Wednesday (Dec. 18)

  • Where: Mogollon Rim Ranger District, state Route 87’s mile post 307, 7 miles north of Mogollon Rim Ranger Station. GPS: 34.667250, -111.110082

  • Size: 2 acres of community green waste.

  • Duration: 1 day of burning, followed by a few weeks of monitoring.

  • Method/Type of burn: Hand ignition of machine piled slash.

  • Smoke Impacts:  Generally moving to the NE, impacts to SR 87 and Mogollon Ranches subdivision.

  • Closures/restrictions: None.