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Prescribed burns scheduled for Thursday, March 17

HOT SPRINGS, Ark – Mar. 17, 2022— 

National forest fire managers are currently conducting prescribed burns in areas across the Ouachita National Forest and the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests. This notice provides information on the day’s expected activities.

The USDA Forest Service Southern Region is taking a risk-informed approach to managing prescribed fire.

We will continue to pay special attention to smoke management and the safety of the public and firefighters during all operations.

Ouachita National Forest

Mena-Oden Ranger District                                                Acres: 101

Vicinity: Y City                                                          County: Scott

Poteau-Cold Springs Ranger District                     Acres: 2358

Vicinity: Waldron                                                       County: Scott

Oklahoma Ranger District                                      Acres: 2050

Vicinity: Hodgen                                                        County: McCurtain

Caddo Womble Ranger District                              Acres: 2921

Vicinity: Mt Ida                                                          County: Montgomery

Jessieville Winona Fourche Ranger District          Acres 1374

Vicinity: Harvey                                                         County: Yell

Ozark St Francis National Forests

Big Piney Ranger District                                        Acres: 1000

Vicinity: Victor                                                           County: Pope

Sylamore Ranger District                                        Acres: 6103

Vicinity: Calico Rock                                                 County: Stone

Sylamore Ranger District                                        Acres: 2407

Vicinity: Big Flat                                                        County: Baxter

Pleasant Hill Ranger District                                  Acres: 3769

Vicinity: Oark                                                             County: Franklin

Daily prescribed fire updates can also be found at: or by calling 1-888-243-1042.


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