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

National forest fire managers are currently conducting prescribed burns in areas across the Ouachita National Forest and the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests. This notice provides information on the day’s expected activities.

Prescribed burns expected to occur today, Tuesday April 16, 2019, include:

Ouachita National Forest

Mena Oden Ranger District County: Polk

Vicinity: Acorn Acres: 449

Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

Big Piney Ranger District County: Van Buren

Vicinity: Lost Corner Acres: 1100

Boston Mountain Ranger District County: Franklin

Vicinity: Fern Acres: 1500

Sylamore Ranger District County: Stone

Vicinity: Fifty Six Acres: 35

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: or by calling 1-888-243-1042.