prescribed burns

[8/27/19] Prescribed Burns This Fall

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The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has plans to treat over 11,000 acres of forest lands this fall, from the Canadian border to the Yakima Valley. Firefighters in Central Washington are planning to burn thousands of acres this fall to increase forest health and protect nearby communities, Forest Fire Management Officer Rob Allen said. Excluded from the […]

[9/29/16] Smoke Near Chelan Likely From Prescribed Burns

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Smoke is anticipated to disperse to the N throughout the day and will be highly visible from the Manson area.

[9/21/16] A Look At Prescribed Burns Planned For This Fall

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Close to 8,000 acres are on tap for this fall, but fire managers will always tell you that’s dependent on weather and forest conditions.