On Monday April 29, fire managers plan to ignite a 535-acre block of the Russell prescribed fire (see map to right). Weather forecasts show light winds and warm temperatures which are just right to meet burn objectives.
Update: Due to strong winds predicted for Tuesday April 30, fire managers decided not to burn on Monday April 29. We are evaluating the possibility of burning this block on Friday May 3.
|Incident Type||Prescribed Fire|
|Date of Origin||Friday May 03rd, 2013 approx. 10:00 AM|
|Location||Russell Tank/Bucklar Ranch Area|
|Incident Commander||Rodgers Wright|
Ponderosa pine needles
Fire is expected to spread around in the pine needles on the ground.
Fire managers plan to start ignition of the 535-acre block around 10:00 am on Friday May 3.
|Wind Conditions||8 mph SW|