Walker Road Blocked

Coming home from town this afternoon, we were stopped at the mailboxes by a sheriff.

He said that a cement truck had turned over and dumped it’s load going up the switchbacks at Frampton Hill.

We live closer than that, so he let us in, but we saw tractors being unloaded to go up and help […]

By |2021-12-01T16:59:51-07:00December 1st, 2021|0 Comments

360 Movie – Prescribed Burn on Walker Road

There was a prescribed burn right next to Walker road on Oct. 28th, 2021.

It was pretty dramatic, so I stuck my 360 degree camera on top of my truck, and drove through the smoke.

Here is the 360 degree video. Yes, it’s a video, not just a still photo.

I showed a friend who expected flames leaping […]

By |2021-10-30T12:03:05-07:00October 30th, 2021|0 Comments

Winter Is Coming – First Freeze Of The Season

It got cold last night, below freezing for the first time this season.

There was a thunder, lightening, rain, and hail storm through Walker last night.

It left hail on cars, decks, and places that don’t melt quickly.

It was all frozen this morning. The photo is of the hood of my truck this morning.

There are sunny […]

By |2021-10-12T16:29:22-07:00October 12th, 2021|0 Comments

Pile Burning Planned in the Prescott Basin

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 […]

By |2021-10-12T16:33:52-07:00October 12th, 2021|0 Comments

Firefighter Appreciation Day – Sunday, September 5th from 4-6pm

Our Annual Firefighter Appreciation Day/Pig Roast is just around the corner! Next Sunday, September 5th from 4-6pm.

Here’s a great way to thank your hard working volunteer firefighters while packing in a year supply of cholesterol.

The WFPA will smoke the pig,simmer some beans, offer light refreshments and a few big cakes.

The rest is up […]

By |2021-08-27T09:51:47-07:00August 27th, 2021|0 Comments

Prescott National Forest Rescinds All Fire Restrictions on Wednesday, July 21 at 8:00 A.M.

Release Date: Jul 20, 2021

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely, 928-499-4736

PRESCOTT, AZ – July 21, 2021— Due to monsoonal activity and sufficient rainfall, the Prescott National Forest will rescind all fire restrictions as of 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

Fire danger is moderate across the forest. Visitors are still asked to remain vigilant and avoid […]

By |2021-07-20T22:24:10-07:00July 20th, 2021|0 Comments

Prescott National Forest Enters Stage I Fire Restrictions on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 8:00 A.M.

We can shoot again, but still no open fires. Be safe out there.

Release Date: Jul 15, 2021

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely, 928-499-4736

PRESCOTT, AZ – July 15, 2021— With scattered precipitation received across the forest, Prescott National Forest will reduce current Fire and Shooting Restrictions and enter back into Stage I Fire Restrictions on Friday, […]

By |2021-07-16T18:02:57-07:00July 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Prescott National Forest reopens to public entry; Stage 2 Fire Restrictions remain in place

While it’s open again, as of this morning, there are still no fires allowed.

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely: 928-777-2212

PRESCOTT, AZ – July 7, 2021— At 8:00 a.m. today, July 7, 2021 the Prescott National Forest has rescinded the full forest closure in coordination with neighboring forests. Stage II Fire Restrictions including Shooting Restrictions will remain in […]

By |2021-07-07T10:08:59-07:00July 7th, 2021|0 Comments

Officials closing Prescott National Forest Friday, June 25; Some lakes, forest roads will remain accessible

Officials closing Prescott National Forest Friday, June 25; Some lakes, forest roads will remain accessible

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely: 928-777-2212

PRESCOTT, AZ – June 25, 2021— Due to fire danger, dry conditions, and persistent wildfire activity during a time when firefighting resources are scarce, the entirety of the Prescott National Forest will close for public safety, beginning Friday […]

By |2021-07-07T10:06:48-07:00June 26th, 2021|0 Comments

Full forest closure for the Prescott National Forest to begin Friday, June 25 at 8:00 A.M.

This means you, and everyone you know.

Forest Service News Release

Full forest closure for the Prescott National Forest to begin Friday, June 25 at 8:00 A.M.

PRESCOTT, AZ – June 23, 2021— Due to fire danger, dry conditions, and persistent wildfire activity during a time when firefighting resources are scarce, the entirety of the […]

By |2021-06-26T09:32:42-07:00June 23rd, 2021|0 Comments
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