Fire crews are planning a prescribed burn south of Mormon Lake today.
According to information from the U.S. Forest Service, 824 acres will be burned in the Mint Project Area, 2 miles south of Mormon Lake near Bear Park. Light smoke is forecast to impact Lake Mary Road and Mormon Lake Village.
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The fire is being conducted in order to restore forest health and reduce the risk of wildfire. For more information, visit www.fs.fed.us/r3/coconino.
-- Sun staff report