Fire Managers Conducted A 135 Acre Managed Burn West Of Flagstaff Tuesday

A prescribed burn took place west of Flagstaff Tuesday. Fire managers say the burn took care of 135 acres just east of the Naval Observatory. The fire was needed to protect the observatory, homes, Interstate-40 and APS power lines. Smoke moved to the east as was visible from Flagstaff, Interstate-40, Interstate-17 and Highway’s 89, 89A […]

Prescribed Burns Set For Areas Of The Coconino National Forest In Early May

Fire managers with the Coconino National Forest have scheduled a few prescribed burns this week. More burns are set for the Peaks Project possibly Monday and Tuesday. The area is 15 miles north of Flagstaff just northeast of the San Francisco Peaks. Burns are also set for the same time about three miles east of […]

Prescribed Burns Underway In The Coconino National Forest

Coconino National Forest fire managers ignited two large prescribed burns Thursday. The Peaks Project burn is taking place about 15 miles north of Flagstaff, just northeast of the San Francisco Peaks. The burn is divided into seven separate sections and will burn just over 41-hundred acres total and last three-to-ten days. Smoke should move to […]

Firewood Permits For The Coconino National Forest On Sale April 12th

Firewood permits for the Coconino National Forest go on sale starting April 12th, while cutting permits will go on sale April 17th. The minimum cost for a permit is $20, with a maximum purchase of 12 cords per household. Permits allow for the cutting of down and dead wood, or standing wood that meets certain […]

Firewood Permits For The Coconino National Forest On Sale April 12th

Firewood permits for the Coconino National Forest go on sale starting April 12th, while cutting permits will go on sale April 17th. The minimum cost for a permit is $20, with a maximum purchase of 12 cords per household. Permits allow for the cutting of down and dead wood, or standing wood that meets certain […]

Coconino Fire Crews To Conduct Pile And Prescribed Burns This Week

Coconino National Forest fire managers will conduct two sets of burns this week. Starting today, 13 acres of piles will be burned ten miles north, northwest of Flagstaff near Hart Prairie. The burn is scheduled for two days. With southwest winds predicted, smoke is expected to move to the northeast. Smoke may be visible from […]

Fire Crews Will Conduct Pile Burns This Week In The Coconino National Forest

Forest service crews conducted another round of pile burns in and around Flagstaff Monday. Burns sent smoke into the air from fires set just north of the city, along the southwest base of Mt. Elden and south of Elden Lookout Road. Coconino National Forest officials say the burns are part of phase one of the […]

More Pile Burns Set For The Coconino National Forest This Week

More pile burns are set for the Flagstaff area this week. Coconino National Forest fire crews will burn about 305 acres of piles at the southwest base of Mount Elden, south of Elden Lookout Road, over the course of one to five days. The burns are part of Phase 1 of the Flagstaff Watershed Protection […]

Fire Crews To Conduct Pile Burns Friday Along Highway 89A South Of Flagstaff

Coconino National Forest fire crews will be conducting hand pile burns Friday along Highway 89A. Roughly ten acres of piles south of Pine Del will be treated over the course of a few hours starting in the morning. No road closures are planned, but smoke is predicted to move northeast, and will likely be visible […]