Flagstaff AZ (October 19, 2013) – Pending favorable conditions, fire managers on the Coconino National Forest are planning several prescribed burns across the forest starting Monday.
For Monday, Oct 21
- Victorine Project – 200 acres located approximately 7 miles southeast of Highway 87, east of Blue Ridge Reservoir near the junction of Forest Service Roads 137 and 96. The majority of smoke will disperse away from the community, but some light smoke may be noticeable in the Blue Ridge subdivisions.
- EITHER Eastside Project (125 acres) OR Woody Ridge Project (426 acres, divided into two sections)
- Woody Ridge – Southwest of Flagstaff, south of Woody Mountain Road and west of Hwy 89 A and Fort Tuthill County Park. Northeast winds in the forecast will push smoke to the southwest away from Flagstaff. Overnight, smoke is expected to drain toward Pumphouse Wash and Hwy 89A.
- Eastside Project – South of Flagstaff off Lake Mary Road, near the Heckethorn neighborhood. Smoke is expected to rise 1500′ and disperse to the southwest with predicted northeast winds. Smoke will be noticeable at Lake Mary RD, I-40 and East Flagstaff. Read More→