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EMIFPA Fire Info - October 12, 2016: Prescribed Burn Update

10/12/2016 2:47 PM | Nancy Carpenter

EM Residents,     


     The planned prescribed burn in the Sulphur Picnic Ground area has been initiated. Shortly after 10 am this morning, Sandia Ranger District wildfire crews ignited the first block of a planned 3 day prescribed burn. Smoke from this burn is highly visible. If there are any questions or concerns, call the Sandia Ranger District at 281-3304.


     Please go to the EMIFPA Facebook page for pictures (as of 11 am) of this burn. The Facebook link is below or here: https://www.facebook.com/East-Mountain-Interagency-Fire-Protection-Association-EMIFPA-328452040510310/


     The Sandia District crews are initiating this burn. DO NOT call 911 to report this, the crews are on scene and proceeding with all proper precautions.


John Helmich

EMIFPA Community Education Outreach Coordinator


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