Prescribed Burn Postponed

Prescribed Burn Postponed

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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- It's too windy for a prescribed burn to go off today in Monte Cristo.

U-S Forest officials planned to burn about 26-hundred acres of mountain brush about 13-miles west of Woodruff in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest.

But officials say the National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning. That means there's erratic winds and low humidity, which can mean hazardous fire conditions.

Wednesday there will be a fire weather watch, which is not quite a warning but it's enough to postpone the burn another day.

U-S forest officials might try again later this week.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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