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Protect Yourself from Wildfire and Prescribed Burns Smoke

Sedona AZ (September 18, 2018) – Wildfire smoke is a mixture of small particles, gases and water vapor. The primary health concern is the small particles. These small particles can cause burning eyes, runny nose, scratchy throat, headaches and illness (i.e., bronchitis). They can also worsen chronic heart and lung disease (i.e., asthma, emphysema and COPD). Many factors play into a person’s... 

Prescott Basin Prescribed Burn Continues

Forest prescribed burn method Sedona AZ (July 27, 2016) – Prescott National Forest fire managers plan to continue fuels treatment in the Prescott Basin.  Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wild land urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience. The burning will start on Thursday, July 28, 2016, and could continue through Friday, August... 

Prescribed Burning Near Ponderosa Park

Sedona AZ (October 8, 2015) –Due to current weather conditions, fire managers were unable to complete any prescribed burning this week. Fire managers are planning to continue treatment on the Bradshaw Ranger District on Wednesday, October 14, through Sunday, October 18, in the Prescott Basin pending favorable weather conditions. Specific days to burn will be determined by the weather over the weekend... 

Mingus Mountain Pile Burn Weekend

Forest prescribed burn Sedona AZ (February 26, 2014) – With predicted rain and snow in the forecast, fire managers on the Verde Ranger District are planning to burn Friday, February 28, 2014. If conditions are not favorable on Friday, fire managers may consider burning on Saturday, March 1 and or Sunday, March 2, 2014. Mingus Mountain Piles – Approximately 35 Acres (T15N, R2E,S 34); 4 miles south... 

Verde Ranger District Pile Burns Planned

  National forest prescribed burns scheduled Sedona AZ (January 9, 2014) – Fire managers on the Verde Ranger District are planning piles burns Monday, January 13 through Saturday, January 25, 2014. Depending on weather conditions one or all of the follow projects may occur: Pronghorn Piles – Approximately 100 Acres (T11N, R4E, S16, 17, 18); 2 miles south of Dugas near the Aqua Fria Grasslands East... 

USFS Prescribed Burns Cancelled

Sedona AZ (October 28, 2013) – The USFS fire management team has cancelled several Coconino National Forest prescribed burns planned for today due to high winds. The burns will proceed this week when conditions permit. Planned burns for this week include: Eastside Project: Heckethorn –105 acres located south of Flagstaff and Little America , northeast of Lake Mary Road, behind the Heckethorn... 

Prescott National Forest Burn Will Ignite Two Thousand Acres

Cononino National Forest and Prescott NF use prescribed burns for fire management Prescott AZ (March 1, 2013) – Prescott National Forest Fire managers are planning to begin the 169 East West Prescribed Fire Project, as early as today, Friday, March 1, 2013, pending favorable weather conditions. Fire managers plan to hand and aerial ignite approximately 2,000 acres beginning Friday and possibly... 

Clints Well Forest Restoration Project Moves Forward

Sedona AZ (February 15, 2013) – Coconino National Forest Supervisor Earl Stewart recently signed the Decision Notice and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on February 6, 2013, for the Clints Well Forest Restoration project. Stewart selected Alternative 2: Proposed Action, authorizing a combination of forest restoration treatments including vegetation thinning, prescribed burning, road... 

Prescott National Forest Schedules October Prescribed Burns

Prescott  AZ (October 5, 2012) – As part of a continuing program to improve forest health, reduce hazardous fuels and return fire to the ecosystem, fire managers are preparing for this season’s prescribed fire program on the Prescott National Forest. Pending favorable conditions, the prescribed burns are planned for the week of October 9, 2012. Groom Creek RX (T13N, R2W, S26, 27, 34, 35) –... 

Coconino National Forest Begins Prescribed Burn

Cononino Forest prescribed burn Flagstaff AZ (October 2, 2012) – The United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service is notifying the public of an October 2, 2012 prescribed burn in the Coconino National Forest: In northern Arizona, we love our forests. Our forests are the setting for various recreational activities and provide the backdrop for our community. But, while it may not always... 
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