Coconino National Forest

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Decreased fire danger resulting from recent rain and increased humidity is allowing three national forests in Arizona to lift all or some of their fire restrictions and area closures.

Brady Smith/U.S. Forest Service/Coconino National Forest

Managers with the Coconino National Forest have completed their revised management plan. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it emphasizes forest health and thinning initiatives to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire.


Coconino National Forest

Authorities say firefighters have stopped the forward progress of a wildfire that prompted dozens of homes in a north-central Arizona forest to be put on pre-evacuation notice.

 

Justin Regan

Parts of the Coconino National Forest are closed to the public due to high fire risk. KNAU’s Justin Regan spoke to some outdoor businesses in Flagstaff to see how the closure might affect them.


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Forest managers on the Coconino and Tonto national forests have closed several large sections to the public because of wildfire danger. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it comes ahead of expected heavy visitation during the Memorial Day Weekend.


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