BURNING OPERATIONS TO BEGIN WEDNESDAY IN NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA

News Release from the Department of Forestry and Fire Management

Phoenix, AZ (11/14/17) – Starting tomorrow, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management will begin a 2-day pile burning operation in Northeastern Arizona, near Eagar.

The burn will take place at the base of Flat Top Mountain beginning at 7:00 am Wednesday, November 15th and continue through Thursday, November 16th.

Burning will run through mid-afternoon on both days and then Arizona State Forestry crews will monitor piles into the evening.

It is likely smoke will be visible and could impact the nearby communities of Eagar and Springerville.

As a reminder, prescribed burns are always weather dependent. Any updates will be provided through Facebook at @arizonastateforestry and Twitter @azstateforestry.

For more information, contact Tiffany Davila at 602-540-1036 or by email at tdavila@dffm.az.gov

 

 

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