539 Acres Prescribed Fire Work Planned Near Williams
Incident: Williams Ranger District Prescribed Fire Prescribed Fire
Williams AZ – As favorable conditions continue fire managers are planning prescribed fire ignitions of 539 acres in the Cougar Park area of the McCracken project. This area is located 6 miles south of Williams between FS road 108 122 and CR 73 ‘South’ Rd. Operations may start as soon as Monday October 28 2013 and are anticipated to last for three to four days. All prescribed fire activity is dependent on personnel availability weather – including winds and ventilation and approval from the ADEQ www.azdeq.gov.
Daytime smoke is expected to disperse to the northeast with overnight smoke dispersing south including the Sycamore Canyon area. Minimal overnight impacts are anticipated for Williams and the surrounding communities. Additional resources regarding smoke and air quality are available at wildfire.az.gov.