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Backbone Post-Fire BAER

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

BAER Information
Phone: 707-853-4243
Hours: 7am-7pm

Backbone Post-Fire BAER Assessment Completed

Backbone Post-Fire BAER Burned Area Emergency Response
Announcements – 7/20/2021


The Forest Service Coconino and Tonto National Forests (USFS) completed its post-fire assessment for emergency stabilization measures and actions on National Forest System (NFS) lands burned by the Backbone Fire.  The emergency treatments and activities are designed to decreased possible impacts to critical values from the burned area such as: life and safety, property, critical natural resources, and cultural resources.  NOTE: Attached below as “Related Information” is a PDF document called “Backbone Post-Fire BAER Assessment Report Summary”.

SPECIAL NOTE: Everyone near and downstream from the burned areas should remain alert and stay updated on weather conditions that may result in heavy rains over the burn scars. Flash flooding may occur quickly during heavy rain events be prepared to take action. Current weather and emergency notifications can be found at the National Weather Service website:

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