National forest fire managers are currently conducting prescribed burns around Fifty-Six, Jasper and other locations

Prescribed Fire Notice
Ouachita and Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

NOTICE: National forest fire managers are currently conducting prescribed burns in areas across the Ouachita National Forest. This notice provides information on the day’s expected activities.
Prescribed burns expected to occur today, Friday, February 17, 2017 include:
Ouachita National Forest:
Caddo-Womble Ranger District County: Montgomery
Vicinity: 3 Miles East of Mt. Ida Acres: 690

Jessieville/Winona/Fourche Ranger District County: Perry
Vicinity: Plainview Acres: 663

Mena-Oden Ranger District County: Scott
Vicinity: Parks Acres: 640

Oklahoma Ranger District County: LeFlore
Vicinity: Haw Creek Acres: 225

Poteau-Cold Springs Ranger District County: Scott
Vicinity: Waldron Acres: 283

Poteau-Cold Springs Ranger District County: Scott
Vicinity: Waldron Acres: 70

Ozark-St. Francis National Forests:
Big Piney Ranger District County: Searcy
Vicinity: Tilly Acres: 1000

Boston Mountain/Magazine Ranger District County: Franklin
Vicinity: Mulberry Acres: 1862

Pleasant Hill Ranger District County: Franklin
Vicinity: Cass Acres: 1655

Sylamore/St. Francis Ranger District County: Stone
Vicinity: Fifty-Six Acres: 200

The Buffalo National River will also be conducting a prescribed burn today.

Buffalo National River County: Newton
Vicinity: Jasper Acres: 117

A prescribed fire is one that is ignited by highly trained fire personnel under specified fuel and weather conditions to achieve specific resource objectives.
Daily prescribed fire updates can also be found at: www.fs.usda.gov/ouachita or by calling
1-888-243-1042.