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6/5/2017 - Schedules for Local Prescribed Burns
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Numerous spring burn projects are scheduled to take place this year.
The Almanor Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn in the Cold Spring Hill Area within the next few months, weather permitting.
A 100-acre unit, located 5 miles west of Butte Meadows, will be burned.
The smoke shouldnt impact any major highways, though it may be visible from Highway 32.
The Hat Creek Ranger District is planning to implement prescribed burning within the Juniper Hole area, Old Station, and in the Blacks Ridge area.
Juniper Hole will include three units, east of Summit Lake totaling approximately 750 acres.
Smoke may be visible from Highway 44 and Old Station.
The Old Station burn will consist of 5 different units totaling more than 600 acres.
These burns will occur from April until completion, or until the burn window closes.
Smoke from these fires will be visible from Highway 44/89 and Old Station.
The Black Ridge Burn consists of one unit, totaling 300 acres.
If conditions allow, a second burn may also occur, and will total 280 acres.
Smoke may be visible from Pittville and Fall River Mills.
The Eagle Lake Ranger District plans to focus on three burn areas, including the Crater Mountain area, Logan Mountain Area, and around Dow Butte.
Burning will being when weather conditions allow.
Smoke may be visible from Susanville, the Eagle Lake Basin, Westwood, Spalding, Highways 44 and 139 and County Roads A1 and A21.
Burns in the Crater Mountain area will consist of approximately 350 acres.
Burns in the Logan Mountain area will consist of approximately 465 acres.
And, the Dow Butte areas will consist of a combined acreage of 375 acres.
For all prescribed burns, notices and signs will be posted along major roadways during the active burn and while the smoke remains.
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