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Forest Service to burn slash piles


Fire crews from the Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests are making plans to begin burning slash piles in multiple locations as soon as weather conditions allow.

Slash pile burns will take place in both Wyoming and Colorado, where it is estimated that even after multiple years of this type of work, there are still thousands of piles remaining on the two National Forests. Forest users and the public should be aware that smoke from these burns will often be visible and is expected. Questions should be directed to your local Ranger District Office.

“Annually burning slash piles has become...

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