Ignitions were stopped at approximately 2 pm today. Fire crews will continue to patrol and monitor the burn. Smoke can be expected over the next hours and days, but be assured that personnel will be on hand to deal with any situation. At this time plans still project tomorrow (Friday) as the final day for this prescribed burn. We will announce this decision tomorrow.
Here is the link to the EMIFPA Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/East-Mountain-Interagency-Fire-Protection-Association-EMIFPA-328452040510310/.
The Cibola NF Facebook page is linked here: https://www.facebook.com/cibolanf/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel. They have posted several photos and maps that will help you understand this prescribed burn.
The Sandia Ranger District crews have been conducting this burn. DO NOT call 911 to report this smoke. Personnel are well aware of the smoke. Please keep the 911 hotline open for emergencies.
EMIFPA Community Education Outreach Coordinator
EMIFPA web site
EMIFPA Facebook site