Fire Management

The Role and History of Fire

Most of the vegetation on the Kaibab National Forest is adapted to the recurrent wildland fires started by lightning from spring and summer thunderstorms. Frequent, low-intensity fire plays a vital a role in maintaining ecosystem health.

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Current Fire Danger and Conditions

North Kaibab Ranger District

  • Fire Danger: High
  • Preparedness Level: 3
  • Industrial Plan: A
  • Fire Restrictions: NA

Tusayan Ranger District

  • Fire Danger: Very High
  • Preparedness Level: 4
  • Industrial Plan: A
  • Fire Restrictions: Stage 1

Williams Ranger District

  • Fire Danger: Very High
  • Preparedness Level: 4
  • Industrial Plan: A
  • Fire Restrictions: Stage 1 

Fire Information

Fire Danger sign with color descriptionsFor Kaibab N.F. wildfire, prescribed burning, and fire restriction information:

Drones

Questions, answers and links to websites.

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SWCC - Predictive Services

Includes Intelligence Operations, Outlooks, Fuels & Fire Danger plus much more for the Southwestern Region.

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Current Wildland Fire Information

The map below is produced by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group and is hosted on the National Fire Situational Awareness page, where users may access the map in a full browser view. Click on the icons shown on the left portion of the map for more information, i.e. legend, tools, etc. Additional incident-specific information can be accessed at InciWeb.

 

Fire Prevention

The Kaibab National Forest averages between 100 and 150 fires per year. Typically, 75 percent of those fires are caused by lightning. The remaining 25 percent are from various preventable human causes.

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Fire Jobs

Working in Fire and Aviation Management on the Kaibab National Forest is both challenging and rewarding. The program requires well-maintained, fire-ready equipment and highly-skilled personnel working in a variety of positions to achieve land management objectives.

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"Keeping Fire on the Ground"

On the Kaibab, resource specialists have a strong understanding and appreciation for the benefits of fire, and they work closely with the fire staff to ensure that fire management and resource management are one in the same. Hear their perspectives on the importance of fire.

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