Spring 2018 Prescribed Burns (WNF) (Prescribed Fire)

Spring marks the beginning of the forest’s prescribed burn season, during which professional firefighters plan to burn up to 3,307 acres between March 1 and May 31, 2018, on the Ironton and Athens Ranger Districts. Ironton Ranger District Pine Creek Prescribed Burn Size: Approximately 528 acres Location: Lawrence County, Decatur Township, in the vicinity of Howard Ridge Road. Closures/Restrictions: None Handley Branch Prescribed Burn Size: Approximately 230 acres Location: Lawrence County, Symmes Township, in the vicinity of County Road 4. Closures/Restrictions: None Bluegrass Prescribed Burn Size: Approximately 1,267 acres Location: Lawrence County, Aid Township, in the vicinity of County Road 19. Closures/Restrictions: None Athens Ranger District-Marietta Unit Dart Prescribed Burn Size: Approximately 145 acres Location: Washington County, Lawrence and Independence Townships, in the vicinity of Felter Road. Closures/Restrictions: None Bolivian Run Prescribed Burn...

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