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Prescribed fire notice for Ouachita, Ozark-St. Francis National Forests
Prescribed fire notice for Ouachita, Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

UNADTED (USDA) - National forest fire managers are currently conducting prescribed burns in areas across the Ouachita and Ozark-St. Francis National Forests. 

Prescribed burns expected to occur today, Friday, April 11, 2014 include:

Ouachita National Forest:

Jessieville/Winona/Fourche                                       

Garland County

Vicinity:  Fannie                                                          

Acres: 699

Mena/Oden                                                                 

Yell County

Vicinity:  Gravelly                                                       

Acres: 2,676

Poteau/Cold Springs                                                  

Scott County

Vicinity:  Waldron                                                       

Acres: 849

Caddo/Womble                                                          

Montgomery County

Vicinity:  .5 miles East of Sulphur Springs                 

Acres: 1,893

Ozark-St. Francis National Forests:                  

Boston Mountain                                                       

Franklin County

Vicinity:  Fern                                                             

Acres: 21

Big Piney                                                                     

Van Buren and Conway Counties

Vicinity: Cleveland                                                    

Acres: 825

A prescribed fire is one that is ignited by highly trained fire personnel under specified fuel and weather conditions to achieve specific resource objectives.

Daily prescribed fire updates can also be found at:  www.fs.usda.gov/ouachita or by calling
1-888-243-1042.