Lakeside Ranger District Conducting Slash Pile Burning This Week

Lakeside Ranger District will be burning slash piles on November 30, 2016. The legal description is T9N, R24E Sections 23 & 24. Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 20 acres of forest land. Ignition is planned for one day only and smoke impact is anticipated along Forest Road 224 (McNary/Vernon Road). In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.

Later this week, Lakeside Ranger District is planning to burn piles in the Timber Knoll area.

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Apache-Sitgreaves Forest to Conduct Slash Pile Burning

fire-sign11/30/16 – Lakeside Ranger District will be burning slash piles on November 30, 2016. The legal description is T9N, R24E Sections 23 & 24. Scattered piles will be burned across roughly 20 acres of forest land. Ignition is planned for one day only and smoke impact is anticipated along Forest Road 224 (McNary/Vernon Road). In the interest of safety, forest visitors are reminded to use caution when traveling in the vicinity of the pile burn as smoke may reduce visibility in the area.

Later this week, Lakeside Ranger District is planning to burn piles in the Timber Knoll area.

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Temporary Closure of Road to Black Canyon Lake due to Winter Weather

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U.S. Forest Service
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests
30 S Chiricahua Drive
Springerville, AZ 85938

Web: www.fs.usda.gov/asnf
Twitter: @A_SNFs
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News Release
Media Contact: Teresa Gallagher
928-333-6263
teresaagallagher@fs.fed.us

Temporary closure of Black Mesa District road due to weather
Heber-Overgaard, AZ, November 29, 2016; The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Black Mesa Ranger District announced today the closure of Forest Road 105 leading to Woods Canyon Lake due to snow and very slippery conditions. The road is closed just past Aspen Campground. The public can still access the lake via the walking trail. The road will re-open when weather conditions improve.
Please call the Black Mesa Ranger District at 928-535-7300 for up-to-date information on this closure.
For more information about the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests go to www.fs.usda.gov/asnf. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/apachesitgreavesnfs and Twitter at @A_SNFs.

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