Forest Service to Conduct Prescribed Burns at Lake Tahoe
U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews will conduct prescribed fire operations in the Spring Creek area near the south end of Lake Tahoe, beginning tomorrow, Thursday, November 1, 2012. Crews anticipate burning three acres per day through the end of the week, conditions permitting.
Residents and visitors can expect to see smoke from this prescribed fire project area. The Forest Service strives to minimize the impacts of smoke on local communities. Smoke-sensitive residents should consider staying indoors and keeping doors, windows and outside vents closed. To directly receive prescribed fire updates, send an email to email@example.com.
Forest Service staff will post road signs around areas affected by prescribed fire, and update the local fire information line at (530) 543-2600, #6. Other federal, state and local fire management agencies may also be conducting prescribed fire work during this period.
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