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Department of Emergency Management

Posted on: April 5, 2018

[ARCHIVED] USFS Prescribed Fire Notice

National forest fire managers are currently conducting prescribed burns in areas across the Ouachita National Forest National Forest.

This notice provides information on the day's expected activities.

Prescribed burns expected to occur today, Thursday April 05 2018, include:

Ouachita National Forest

  • Caddo/Womble Ranger District 
    • County: Montgomery
    • Vicinity: Mount Ida Acres: 805
  • Mena/ Oden Ranger 
    • District County: Scott
    • Vicinity: Blackfork Acres: 2023

A prescribed fire is one that is ignited by highly trained fire personnel under specified fuel and weather conditions to achieve specific resource objectives.

Daily prescribed fire updates can also be found at: or by calling 1-888-243-1042.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public
Contact: Tracy Farley
(479) 964-7232
For Immediate Release
April 05, 2018
Release No.: 043-18
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