🔥Ignitions on Ann’s Butte Rx are 50% complete. Prescribed fire operations are divided into two groups—firing, the folks lighting the fire, and holding (pictured), those who monitor the area known as the “green,” the area outside of the prescribed fire unit.
🔥Test fire on the Ann’s Butte Rx is favorable & ignitions are proceeding. This prescribed fire is part of a multi-year project to protect the Upper Deschutes River Communities from wildfire & is part of the UDR Community Wildfire Protection Plan.
🔥Test fire is underway on Ann’s Butte Rx unit 3 miles SW of Sunriver. Thanks @clackamasfire & @ODF_COD for joining @DesNatlForest firefighters for today’s operations!
❌Due to unfavorable conditions, ignitions on the fire investigator class training plots have been rescheduled for Monday, May 23.
🔥Tomorrow (5/19) the Sisters Ranger District plans to ignite 5 acres of prescribed fire adjacent to FSR 16 to generate a training environment for students enrolled in fire investigator class.
🔥On Friday, Crescent Ranger District firefighters plan to prescribe burn 73 acres located 7 miles SW of Crescent, east of Hwy 58 & west of Hwy 97.
🔥 @DesNatlForest will conduct 280 acres of prescribed burning 3 miles SW of Sunriver and immediately W of the Three Rivers neighborhood on Friday. Ignitions will begin around 11 a.m. No road or trail closures are anticipated.
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