Be prepared for smoke in the next few weeks.

PRESCOTT, AZ, October 12, 2021 – Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District plan to burn debris piles near the community of Groom Creek, in and around Iron Springs, Lynx Lake, Walker Road, Goldwater Lake and near White Spar Campground. Recent moisture and higher humidity provide desired conditions to burn piles created from previous fuels reduction projects.

Ignitions are planned to start as early as Wednesday, October 13, 2021 and will continue through the month of October as long as favorable weather conditions allow. Fire managers expect smoke impacts to be light in the surrounding areas. Pile burning helps to reduce hazardous fuels in the wildland urban interface and increases ecosystem and community resilience.

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