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US Forest Service announces prescribed burns for March 7

Ouachita National Forest ServicePrescribed Fire Notice

Ouachita and Ozark-St. Francis National Forests


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


Prescribed burns expected to occur today, Saturday, March 7, include:

Ouachita National Forests


Jessieville-Winona-Fourche Ranger District                        County:  Yell

Vicinity:  Rover                                                           Acres:  166


Caddo-Womble Ranger District                               County:  Montgomery

Vicinity:  Glenwood                                                    Acres:  908


Caddo-Womble Ranger District                               County:  Garland

Vicinity:  Glenwood                                                    Acres:  781


Mena-Oden Ranger District                                      County:  Scott

Vicinity: Eagleton                                                       Acres: 3,372


Poteau-Cold Springs Ranger District                                   County:  Scott

Vicinity:  Waldron                                                      Acres: 2,576                                                                                                                                       

Oklahoma Ranger District                                        County:  McCurtain

Vicinity:  Hochatown                                                  Acres: 1,268



Ozark-St Francis National Forests


Boston Mountain Ranger District                            County:  Crawford

Vicinity: Cedarville                                                     Acres:  1,482


Mt. Magazine Ranger District                                   County:  Logan

Vicinity: New Blaine                                                   Acres:  1,906


Sylamore Ranger District                                          County:  Stone

Vicinity:  Fifty-Six                                                       Acres: 918


Pleasant Hill Ranger District                                     County:  Johnson

Vicinity:  Clarksville                                                   Acres: 928


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: or by calling 1-888-243-1042.

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