Prescribed Burns Underway on Coconino and Kaibab National Forests

Officials on the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests are reminding the public that prescribed burns are taking place today. On the Coconino National Forest 470 acres are being treated just southeast of Flagstaff near Pine Canyon Subdivision. A portion of the Flagstaff Loop Trail near Pine Canyon may be closed as a result. Smoke may impact the east side of Flagstaff and surrounding areas. On the Kaibab National Forest crews are burning 680 acres today through Friday just south of the town of Tusayan. Smoke may be visible from Highway-64.