MORE PRESCRIBED BURNS IN PRESCOTT NATIONAL FOREST THIS WEEK
Fire Managers on the Prescott National Forest wil continue with prescribed burning in the Prescott Basin on the Bradshaw Ranger District south of Prescott. Ignitions are planned to start today and will continue through the week, depending on weather conditions and resource availability.
Several burns are planned east of Highway 89, west of Senator Highway, north of Wolf Creek Road, and south of Goldwater Lake on national forest lands. Horse Camp Loop Trail #383 will be closed, and part of Wolf Creek Loop Trail #384 will be closed for the duration of the Groom Creek RX. Forest Road 707 off OF Lower Wolf Creek Road will be closed, and forest visitors are asked to avoid the dispersed camping sites along Wolf Creek Road, Upper Wolf Creek Campground, and Horse Camp.
Three remaining prescribed burns are planned:
Groom RX at approximately 1,092;
Ponderosa Park RX at approximately 1,012 acres;
and the Indian Creek RX at approximately 1,121 acres