Page County Controlled Burn Spans Thousands of Acres
The Forest Service has announced a controlled burn that began Tuesday (4/23/2019) and will continue into Wednesday.
The 2,699 acre burn is located in the Catback Mountain Area along the northern end of Crisman Hollow Road in Page County, which was closed Tuesday and will be closed again today. The area may continue to burn for a week or more, and smoke may still be visible for some time. The purpose of the controlled burn is to improve important wildlife habitats, restore natural ecosystems, and promote a healthy diversity of plant species.
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