Fire Season 2019

Coconino National Forest via facebook

A new wildfire in the Flagstaff area is under control.  Officials with the Coconino National Forest said on their facebook page that firefighters fully contained a six-acre fire Sunday night in the Schultz Pass, between Mt. Elden and the San Francisco Peaks, just north of Flagstaff...near the fire scar left behind by this summer's Museum Fire.

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The Coconino National Forest will reduce the size of the closure area for the Museum Fire in Flagstaff Friday. The move will allow increased public access and recreation on parts of Mt. Elden.

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Heavy-lift helicopters are being used to drop water on a wildfire burning in a remote area of the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and an adjacent national forest.

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Officials on the Johnson Fire say they’re close to having the 166-acre fire under control.

Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

Local fire managers say funding for the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project will likely dry up in December of next year. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, millions more will be needed to complete the forest restoration work.


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