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South Monroe Rx

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Fishlake National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
115 East 900 North
Richfield, UT 84701

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News Releases — South Monroe Rx

Sotuh Monroe RX Update, July 5, 2019 Released: 7/5/2019
Yesterday, South Monroe Rx had a small increase in activity with low relative humidity and breezy conditions. Visible smokes were seen within the interior of the project. Unit 15 near Rock Springs...
South Monroe Prescribed Fire Update, July 3, 2019 Released: 7/3/2019
The South Monroe Prescribed Fire Project has been quiet the past few days. On Sunday, an Infrared (IR) flight went up and identified areas with heat. Crews checked, worked, and secured the identified...
Smokey Today On South Monroe Rx Released: 6/29/2019
Today, the South Monroe Prescribed Fire Project has seen an increase in smoke and fire activity as it cleans up pockets of fir. Approximately 100 acres of interior pockets in Unit 5 are burning....
South Monroe Rx Released: 6/21/2019
South Monroe RXAn estimated 1,900 acres completed yesterday as prescribed in Manning Creek. Even with windy conditions ignition went well and without any holding issues. Wetting rain occurred on the...
Prescrbed Burning Continues Today and Tomorrow Released: 6/19/2019
The Richfield District will be burning two knob units that are about 100 acres each today. Fire behavior, energy, smoke and plume dynamics will be measured. Hand ignition starting at about 1300. ...
Crews Continue Burning in Unit 15 Released: 6/13/2019
Richfield Ranger District reports an estimated 50+ acres burned on Tuesday in unit 15, on the South Monroe Mountain Rx Burn. On Wednesday the test fire was successful and allowed for another day of...
Crews Plan to Implement Prescribed Burning Released: 6/11/2019
The Richfield Ranger District plans to conduct a prescribed fire today (6/11/2019), on the South Monroe Mountain Prescribed Fire Project. Today's efforts will focus on black lining/buffering Unit 15,...
Prescribed Fire Project Planned for June on Monroe Mountain Released: 6/7/2019
Richfield, UT – The Richfield Ranger District on the Fishlake National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed fire project in mid-late June on Monroe Mountain. The project is a continuation of...