Slash burning to start at Ft. Huachuca - Tucson News Now

Slash burning to start at Ft. Huachuca

(Source: Fort Huachuca Facebook page) (Source: Fort Huachuca Facebook page)
SIERRA VISTA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Those who live in and around Fort Huachuca will be seeing smoke from a controlled burn on Monday, July 31. 

According to the Public Affairs Office at Ft. Huachuca, crews will begin burning slash piles in Huachuca Canyon at 8 a.m. 

Fires will start in the morning and should be over with by noon, when crews will then spread out the ash piles to cool off overnight.  

The fort is taking advantage of the recent rains and subsequent "green up" to prevent future issues with wildfires.

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