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Woodbury Fire - BAER

Unit Information

Tonto National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2324 E. McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006

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Incident Contact

Woodbury Fire
Phone: 480-610-3300
Hours: 7: 00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

News Releases — Woodbury Fire - BAER

Last 9 miles of SR88 reopens after Woodbury Fire Released: 8/30/2019
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Changing weather conditions Released: 7/10/2019
Please be alert and stay aware of changing weather conditions. Chances for rain, including scattered thunderstorms are possible through Saturday. When rains occur, it is important to stay weather...
BAER Team Response and Preparation for Rain Released: 7/7/2019
PHOENIX, July 7, 2019—For Immediate Release. A Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team has been working to assess the condition of the watersheds that were burned in the Woodbury Fire. The BAER...
BAER Team Releases Burn Severity Map Released: 7/7/2019
A Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team has been assessing and analyzing data in the aftermath of the Woodbury Fire. The team has been working to analyze post-fire conditions of the burned...
July 1 - Brief BAER Update Released: 7/1/2019
Over the next 3-4 days, the BAER (Burned Area Emergency Response) team will continue to validate satellite imagery and collect on the ground information in an effort to create a soil burn severity...
BAER Soil Scientists Released: 6/30/2019
BAER soil scientists are utilizing post fire satellite imagery as well as field observations from a helicopter and on the ground. The have determined that western portions of the Woodbury Fire are...
Forest Service - BAER Program Overview Released: 6/29/2019
The Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) program is designed to identify and manage potential risks to resources on National Forest System lands and reduce these threats through appropriate...
BAER - Three Phases of Recovery Released: 6/29/2019
There are three phases of recovery following wildfires on federal lands: o Fire Suppression Repair o Emergency Stabilization-Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) o Long-Term Recovery and...
BAER Limitations Released: 6/29/2019
While many wildfires cause minimal damage to the land and pose few threats to the land or people downstream, some fires result in damage that requires special efforts to reduce impacts afterwards....
Key Elements of the BAER Assessment Released: 6/29/2019
Forest Service BAER assessment teams are established by Forest Supervisors before wildfires are fully contained. The teams coordinate and work with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service...