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Fort Carson To Conduct Prescribed Burns During Next Several Weeks


February 20, 2019

Prescribed burns will be conducted on Fort Carson training areas by the Directorates of Emergency Services and Public Works Conservation Branch beginning the week of Feb. 25 and continuing intermittently for the next several weeks.

The installation prescribed burn program is critical in reducing the potential for wildland fires and will only be conducted if weather conditions are favorable.

The burns are accomplished to facilitate military training within certain range areas. They are carefully planned and executed to reduce heavy vegetation that could potentially lead to and fuel wildl...

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