prescribed burns

Prescott National Forest

Small Burns Planned as part of Annual Basin Operation Drill

The annual multi agency “Basin Operation Drill” is planned for April 1 -2, 2022 in the Schoolhouse Gulch area south of Prescott, Arizona.  The drill will involve the Prescott National Forest, Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority, City of Prescott Fire, Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, Bureau of Land Management and many other

Prescott National Forest

Pile Burning Planned in the Prescott Basin on the Bradshaw RD

Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District plan to burn debris piles near the community of Groom Creek, in and around Iron Springs, Lynx Lake, Walker Road, Goldwater Lake and near White Spar Campground.  Recent moisture and higher humidity provide desired conditions to burn piles created from previous fuels reduction projects.  Ignitions are planned to

Prescribed Burns

Crater RX Planned on the Verde RD February 18 – March 1, 2021

Fire managers on the Verde Ranger District will begin implementation on the Crater Prescribed Burn beginning Thursday, February 18th through Monday, March 1, 2021, pending favorable weather conditions. Fire Managers plan to use aerial ignitions to burn approximately 3,100 acres located 2 miles north of the junction at HWY 169 and County Road 75; near

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Pile Burning Planned February 16th – 19th on the Bradshaw RD

Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District plan to continue burning piles within the Prescott Basin (Senator Highway, Copper Basin, Walker Road and Deering Park), pending favorable weather conditions.  Ignitions will start on Tuesday, February 16th and continue through Friday, February 19th if conditions remain favorable.  Fire personnel continued to monitor previous ignitions from last

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