Monday, January 29, 2018

January 29, 2018 Pile Burning

Black Hills National Forest is burning piles across the Forest today and continuing as conditions permit.

Mystic Ranger District:
  • Planning to burn hand piles within a ½ mile of Silver City; in and around the Sunnyside Gulch area. Smoke may impact the communities of Silver City and may also impact Silver City Road, Jenny Gulch and Highway 385. Smoke may be in the area for several days. 
  • Burning hand piles ½ mile east of Hill City and south of Old Hill City Road. Smoke may impact the communities of Hill City and/or Keystone. It may also impact Old Hill City Road, Highway 16, 16A, 385 and 244. 
North Zone:
  • Burning machine piles east and west of Rochford, SD. (Dump Draw and Bloody Gulch)
  • Conditions permitting, Bearlodge fire will be burning hand piles at Cook Lake Campground, 13 miles north of Sundance, WY. The piles are part of a fuels project in campground loop B, located north/northwest of the lake/dam.