Coconino National Forest Crews Planning Several Burns Next Week

There will be several prescribed burns in the Coconino National Forest this week, one will be close to Flagstaff. Fire managers say they will perform a maintenance burn around 135 acres from Tuesday through Friday just east of the Naval Observatory. Smoke is predicted to move to the east, however there is a chance it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Coconino National Forest Tentatively Days Next Week For Multiple Prescribed Burns

The Coconino National Forest has set tentative plans for a series of prescribed burns this week. Fire officials cancelled a 302 acres that was is set to burn near the Fort Valley Trailhead eight miles northwest of Flagstaff Monday. A large burn is set to start Tuesday and last through Thursday about three miles northeast […]

Prescribed Burns Set For This Week Have Been Postponed On The Coconino National Forest

Prescribed burns set for this week on the Coconino National Forest have been postponed thanks to weather conditions. Fire managers had scheduled a number of burns around Flagstaff this week, to help clean areas near residential areas. However, fire officials say high winds have hampered efforts as well as wind blowing in the wrong direction. […]

Prescribed Burns Set For This Week For The Coconino National Forest

There will be a variety of prescribed burns this week in the Coconino National Forest. Fire managers have scheduled six burns, starting Monday six miles south of Mormon Lake Village that will burn 800 acres. On Tuesday, just over 25-hundred acres is set to burn 16 miles north of Flagstaff. The burn is set to […]