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Canyon 66 Prescribed Burn

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Ochoco National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3160 NE Third Street
Prineville, OR 97754

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News Releases — Canyon 66 Prescribed Burn

Roads reopen, workers continue clean up, following Canyon 66 Rx Released: 9/6/2019
Fire managers have now reopened to public travel the segments of Forest Service Road 22 and Forest Service Road 2610 that passed in or near the Canyon 66 prescribed burn unit on the Lookout Mountain...
Canyon 66 Prescribed Fire Operations Winding Down Released: 9/5/2019
Ignition of the 5,072 acre Canyon 66 prescribed burn was completed yesterday around 11 pm, approximately 30 miles east of Prineville on the Ochoco National Forest. Firefighters are now securing the...
Canyon 66 Prescribed Fire Ignitions Continue Today Released: 9/4/2019
Firefighters accomplished ignition of approximately 2,800 acres of the 5,072 acre Canyon 66 prescribed burn unit yesterday, about 30 miles east of Prineville on the Ochoco National Forest. With...
Firefighters accomplished more than half the Canyon 66 Rx Tuesday Released: 9/3/2019
Prescribed burning operations on the Canyon 66 unit, east of Prineville, Ore. on Ochoco National Forest, successfully accomplished 2,800 acres on Tuesday, more than half the total 5,072 acres...
Canyon 66 prescribed burn ignitions are starting this morning Released: 9/3/2019
Prineville, ORE. — Following successful completion of a 5-acre test burn within the unit this morning, firefighters are moving forward with aerial ignitions for the 5,072-acre Canyon 66 prescribed...
Canyon 66 Prescribed Burn Update Released: 9/2/2019
UPDATE: September 2, 2019 Due to the precipitation that's predicted on Thursday, and cooling temperatures predicted to start next week, the Lookout Mountain Ranger District has decided to take...
Prescribed burn near Walton Lake planned for next week Released: 8/28/2019
Prineville, ORE. — The Canyon 66 prescribed burn, which will treat just over 5,000 acres between Ochoco Ranger Station and Walton Lake, is tentatively planned to begin next Wednesday, September 4,...