Pile Burning Planned on Dolores Ranger District

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Pile Burning Planned on Dolores Ranger District DOLORES, Colorado – November 5th, 2018 – Depending on conditions, the San Juan Forest Dolores Ranger District plans to burn slash piles generated from forest thinning and timber sales in the Taylor Mesa area starting November 7th through the 9th. Taylor Mesa is located 8 miles northeast of the confluence of the Dolores and West Dolores Rivers. Firefighters will ignite and closely monitor pile-burning activities located near National Forest System road 547 and Fox Den Creek. Smoke may be visible along Highway 145. For additional information, please contact the Dolores District Office at 970 882-7296. Prescribed fire smoke may affect your health. For more information, please go to: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/wood-smoke-and-health.

For information on prescribed burns, wildfires and fire restrictions on the San Juan National Forest, call 970 247-4874, visit the Forest Website at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/sanjuan/ , or follow us on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/SanJuanNF -USDAUSDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender