Coconino National Forest crews conducted a prescribed burn near Munds Park Monday. Crews burned 350 acres just southeast of the area near Odell Lake. The fires lasted about two-and-a-half hours. Smoke will linger in the area for a while and drift to the east. Crews still plan to burn areas near Stoneman Lake, south ofFull Story
More prescribed burns have been scheduled for parts of the Coconino National Forest this week. Crews plan to burn around 870 acres in the Stoneman Lake area Monday. Smoke may impact Mormon Lake and Munds Park. Crews will also burn around 360 acres just southeast of Munds Park near Odell Lake. Smoke is expected toFull Story
There will be another round of prescribed burns this week in the Coconino National Forest. Fire managers are planning several burns from Monday through Thursday. Up to 460 acres are planned to burn Monday in the Clints Well area. About 800 acres about seven miles southeast of Flagstaff near Lower Lake Mary are planned forFull Story
If you played “The Pick” from the Arizona Lottery and bought the ticket at the Chevron gas station in Munds Park back in October, you may be a big winner. Lottery officials say a ticket worth just over a million dollars was bought October 7th has gone unclaimed and will expire on next Monday ifFull Story
A lightning-caused fire near Munds Park is being watch by Coconino National Forest officials. The four-acre Fox Fire is burning three-miles south of Munds Park and it started last Thursday at around 12:30 p.m. The fire is planning to be managed for forest health as it burns through dead logs, branches, leaves and pine needles.Full Story
An AMBER Alert has been cancelled after a 12-year-old California girl was found near Page Monday afternoon. A vehicle driven by 22-year-old Michael Malloch Junior has been stopped by Highway Patrol officers at around 1:30 p.m. and he and Cassidy Hayes were taken into custody. The two were pulled over by officers on Highway 89Full Story
Coconino National Forest crews will conduct pile burns today in the Willard Springs area. Officials say smoke may impact Kachina Village, Munds Park and Interstate-17 later today. Forest officials recently went from the larger coverage broadcast burns to pile burns due to winter weather forecast in the coming weeks.
The prescribed burn that was set for the Munds Park area was cancelled today. Coconino National Forest officials say thanks to rains over the weekend the area was too wet to burn. Forest officials will monitor the area and if the land dries out and conditions are favorable, they will go ahead with the burnFull Story