Prescribed burn scheduled at Ft. Huachuca - Tucson News Now

Prescribed burn scheduled at Ft. Huachuca

(Source: Fort Huachuca Facebook) (Source: Fort Huachuca Facebook)
FORT HUACHUCA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Don't worry if there is smoke in the skies near Fort Huachuca on Friday morning, it is only a prescribed burn.  

According to a Ft. Huachuca release, crews with the fort, U.S. Forest Service, and other local fire agencies will be conducting a prescribed burn near Area Yankee in the Lower Garden Canyon.  

The burn should start at 7 a.m., this will be the last prescribed burn for the spring, due to weather and resource availability.  Smoke may be visible to the public and fort personnel throughout the day.  

Certain training areas are burned more often than others on the fort, according to the release, due to the need to support firing range operations throughout the summer without the chance of sparking a fire.  

Prescribed burns are subject to change due to weather and other contributing factors. 

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