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Controlled Burn Planned Tomorrow: USFS 2060 Road

A high elevation burn is planned in the Ashland watershed for Tuesday, October 26th. The first controlled burn of the season will be managed by Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest near the U.S. Forest Service 2060 Road. Due the high elevation and distance from town, smoke is not expected to impact town. Hikers or bikers may have some smoke along the 2060 Road. See alternative routes here.  
 
Our Smokewise Ashland site has all the resources you need to stay healthy when smoke is in the air. Also, learn where AFR Partners will conduct burns in 2021-2022 on the controlled burn map

Please sign up for our burn alerts, particularly for smoke sensitive people who need to take precautions.

To receive non-emergency burning and smoke alerts:
  1. Text WATERSHED in the message line to 888777 for non-emergency notifications
  2. Register for the AFR email 
  3. Follow AFR on Facebook 
  4. Or find us on Twitter
  5. Learn more on our website



Click here for a video about proactive fire planning to learn how a little smoke from controlled burning is helping make our forests healthier and our community safer in the face of increasingly hot and dry summers.
 

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