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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: www.fs.usda.gov/ouachita or by calling 1-888-243-1042.

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