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Feds Help State Pay for Resources on Lizard Fire

Sedona AZ  (June 14, 2017) – It’s wildfire season and everyday fire crews are called to a new start somewhere throughout the state. Regardless of size, the amount it costs to fight these fires adds up. Arizona has already incurred a multi-million-dollar tab to battle wildfires this year and the cost to suppress the Lizard Fire is adding to that bill. To help ease some of the burden, the Department... 

Arizona wildfire burns over three thousand acres

Sedona AZ (June 11, 2017) – The Bowie Fire, about 13 miles southeast of Bowie, Arizona, which started on June 7, 2017, was caused by lightning. Brush, tall grass and rugged terrain provided quick fuel and, to-date, with 90% containment, the Southwest Area Incident Management Team reports over 3,036 acres burned. As of this morning, the evacuation of Diamond Mountain retreat off Old Fort Bowie... 

Sedona Fire District Cancels Open Burn Permits

Sedona AZ (June 20, 2016) – As fire danger increases, the Sedona Fire District in conjunction with other local, state and federal agencies, implemented fire restrictions that began June 14, 2016. The SFD reminds everyone that ALL open burn permits have been canceled. These restrictions include all open burning. Fireworks and other pyrotechnic displays are expressly prohibited. Other types... 

Council Priorities Will Cause Sedona Quality of Life Issues

Sedona AZ (October 13, 2015) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: From: jeanjenks@live.com To: smoriarty@sedonaaz.gov; mdinunzio@sedonaaz.gov; jmartinez@sedonaaz.gov; alefevre@sedonaaz.gov; jthompson@sedonaaz.gov; sjablow@sedonaaz.gov; jclifton@sedonaaz.gov Subject: Ranking of Council Priorities, Agenda Item 8.c., 10/13/15 Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 11:19:35 -0700 Hello Mayor... 

Prescribed Burn Scheduled for Prescott Basin

Forest prescribed burn method Sedona AZ (September 30, 2014) – Fire managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District are planning to burn Thursday, October 2 through Saturday, October 4, 2014, pending favorable weather conditions. Burning of debris left over from brush-crush thinning projects require moisture in the surrounding vegetation and typically produces much lighter smoke than broadcast burning.... 

Firefighters Respond to Lightning Sparked Fires

Sedona AZ (July 29, 2014) – Prescott National Forest firefighters have been active in locating and suppressing several small lightning fires across the forest this past weekend. Fire officials are managing a few of these fires for resource benefit. This allows the fire to have positive effects on the landscape by reducing fuels and to promote healthy soils for vegetation grown and wildlife habitat.... 

Lightning Caused Arizona Wildfires Grow

Forest prescribed burn method Sedona AZ (July 21, 2014) – With similar weather conditions in the forecast, Coconino National Forest fire managers expect the Willard, Bar M, Pothole and General fires to grow significantly again today. Though the acreages are increasing, fire severity remains constant, continuing to provide positive results and fulfill fire’s natural role in the forest ecosystem. Crews... 

SFD Fire Inspector Attends National Academy

Sedona AZ (June 10, 2014) – The Sedona Fire District is better prepared to fulfill its mission of service to the community, following a two week training offered by the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy. SFD Fire Inspector Kevin Sullivan was selected to attend two back-to-back courses offered at the NFA campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Sedona Fire District Fire Inspector Kevin Sullivan... 

USFS Fails Local Forest Management

Sedona AZ (June 2, 2014) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor about the United States Forest Service (USFS) Forest Management and fire control programs: To: Nicole Branton, District Ranger and Bryan Martyn, Arizona State Parks Director I intend no disrespect to the employees of the United States Forest Service (USFS) by writing this opinion. I highly commend the agency’s... 
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