Prescribed burns planned for Quemado Ranger District

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The Quemado Ranger District of the Gila National Forest plans on performing prescribed burns.

The burns will begin September 13 and are scheduled to continue through the end of the month.

Baca Slash Pit in the northeast area of the Quemado Lake Subdivision is the first area to be affected by the burns. The pit is located west of Forest Service Road 13D.

Officials are asking the public to refrain from putting additional materials into the pit until forest officials complete their ignitions. 

The second area included in the burn is the fuelwood area in Dead Horse Canyon near Forest Service Road 93 and County Road A095. Around 400 acres are estimated to be treated.

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