Prescribed Burning Planned for November 27 - 29

Release Date: Nov 26, 2012   Prescott, Arizona

Contact: Debbie Maneely, (928) 443-8130

Fire managers on the Prescott NF are planning the following prescribed burn, pending favorable weather conditions.

  • Ponderosa Park RX (T13N, R2W, Sec 20, 29) Tuesday, November 27 through Thursday, November 29 - Approximately 270 acres northwest of Ponderosa Park is planned. The burn area is located east of Hwy 89, north of Indian Creek Road, and west of Ponderosa Road. 

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Prescribed fire is one tool managers use to lower the risk of severe wildfires. Fire managers make every effort to minimize smoke impacts to the communities while continuing to address the critical need to reduce the risk of severe wildfires around those communities. 

All prescribed fires activity is dependent on the availability of personnel and equipment, weather, fuels and conditions that minimize smoke impacts as best as possible and approval from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (www.azdeq.gov). 

The public can obtain additional prescribed fire information via the following:

  • Prescott National Forest Fire Information Hotline: (928) 777-5799
  • Prescott National Forest Web Site: www.fs.usda.gov/prescott/
  • Local Ranger Stations: Bradshaw Ranger District, (928) 443-8000; Chino Valley Ranger District (928) 777-2200; Verde Ranger District (928) 567-4121