On March 7, 2013, fire managers completed the pile burning for this winter on the Tusayan Ranger District, Kaibab National Forest. All of the piles that were dry enough to burn this winter have been burned, and we are ready for fire season, 2013. Smoke from the piles may be visible through this weekend.
|Incident Type||Prescribed Fire|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday March 05th, 2013 approx. 11:00 AM|
|Location||Tusayan Ranger District|
|Incident Commander||Quentin Johnson|
Trees, limbs, and branches that were cut and piled in the last few years.
Only the piles will be ignited. The fire is not expected to spread through the forest in between the piles.
Smoke is expected to move east and northeast towards the Navajo Indian Reservation.