Cle Elum District - Spring Burning
The Cle Elum District has announced there is managed spring burning scheduled for the District this month; no specific date yet. Approximately 200 acres is scheduled north of Ellensburg and east of Highway 97 in the Reecer, Johnson, Currier and First Creek Canyons. Prescribed burns may impact travel on forest roads; warning signs will be placed along roadways to alert the public to the burn activity.
There are criterias that must be met before burning is allowed; weather data, ground fuel conditions, expected fire behavior, smoke analysis and risk assessment. (Copyright 2010, Daily Record, Ellensburg, WA) ###
Arlene Brooks, WA State Director
Last edited by Arlene Brooks; 04-10-2010 at 04:37 PM.