Coconino County Board Of Supervisors Hears Pre-Wildfire Season Report Tuesday

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors discussed a Pre-Wildfire Season report from the Emergency Management Team on Tuesday. The team discussed how COVID-19 had affected planned mitigations for 2020 such as halting prescribed burns. Burns are planned in the Coconino and Kaibab National Forest for Fiscal Year 2021, with a goal of 29-thousand acres in […]

Coconino, Kaibab National Forests To Re-Enter Stage One Fire Restrictions Friday

The Coconino and Kaibab national forests will head back into Stage One fire restrictions Friday morning. They will join Prescott National Forest, who will also go into fire restrictions again this week. Under the restrictions, fires, campfires, charcoal, coal and wood stoves are prohibited, except within a developed recreation site. Smoking is also prohibited, except […]

Coconino, Kaibab National Forests To Enter Stage Two Fire Restrictions Saturday

Stage Two fire restrictions will go into effect on the Coconino and Kaibab national forests Saturday. The order prohibits the “igniting, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, including charcoal grills and barbecues, as well as coal and wood burning stoves.” Campers or visitors to the forest can still use propane stoves, grills or lanterns. […]

U.S. Forest Service Postpones Prescribed Burns In All Arizona Forests

The U.S. Forest Service has postponed all prescribed burns in the forests, including the Prescott National Forest, until further notice. This decision to temporarily postpone ignitions will prevent any effects from smoke that might further worsen conditions for those who are at risk in our communities, while reducing exposure for employees who might not otherwise […]