Monday, November 7, 2016

Work Center Prescribed Burn

Work Center Prescribed Fire Photos:

Ignitions have been completed on the Work Center prescribed fire today. Crews successfully burned 30 acres in one unit.

The burn plan parameters were on the low end of the prescription and fire officials decided to focus on completing one smaller unit. They will look at burning more units at a later date as conditions permit.

11:45 a.m. - Ignitions on the Work Center RX are 75% complete.



The North Zone Fire Program on the Black Hills National Forest has successfully completed a test burn & are proceeding with the Work Center Prescribed Fire Project  today, Monday, November 7, 2016. 

The Work Center Project is about one mile southwest of the City of Spearfish, South Dakota, off of Forest Service road 134, (Tinton Road). Smoke will be visible from the City of Spearfish and Interstate 90. Areas of smoke will be more noticeable in the evening and in the morning after the completion of the prescribed burn and could reach portions of neighborhoods within Spearfish City Limits.