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22 February 2019

Latest incident updates for California
  • Kern River Ranger District Prescribed RX (Prescribed Fire)
    PLEASE USE CAUTION WHEN DRIVING THROUGH PRESCRIBED BURN AREAS - Firefighters and equipment are active along the roads. Public and firefighter safety remain our #1 priority. There will be no burning the week of February 11-15, 2019 Prescribed burning has ceased temporarily on the Greenhorn Mountains due to poor burning conditions Kernville, Ca….February 2019: Hazardous Fuel Reduction projects are scheduled this winter/spring on three mountaintops within the Kern River Ranger District on the Sequoia National Forest, as well as various lower elevation burning near communities around Isabella Lake.Wednesday, February 6th, fire crews are planning to burn in both high and low elevation locations. Location #1) Along Hwy 178 in the Lower Kern Canyon, between Democrat and Live Oak. The fuel in these piles consist of brush and drought stricken and/or beetle killed trees. Location #2) Breckenridge Mountains near Golf Meadow. Location #3) Boulder Gulch Campground and Location #4) 3/4 miles...
  • Baldwin Lake Rx (Prescribed Fire)
    U.S. Forest Service fire crews will continue burning operations on the Baldwin Lake project on Wed. Feb. 13. Burning may continue through Thurs. Feb. 14.The project consists of slash piles from 742 acres of vegetation thinning near the Lake Williams community on the east end of Big Bear Valley. About 106 acres have already been completed. The project, which will only occur when conditions are safe for burning, is part of a larger effort to create defensible space between neighborhoods and wildland areas. Smoke and flame may be seen from a
  • Shasta-Trinity Prescribed Fires 2018-19 (Prescribed Fire)
    See the 'Announcements' and 'News' Tabs for the latest information on planned prescribed burns. As temperatures drop and the first precipitation of the season arrives, the Shasta-Trinity National Forest is conducting its fall, winter and spring prescribed fire projects. “The 2018 fire season has provided significant firefighting challenges for the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, our partners and cooperators. In order to meet future challenges in the most effective way possible, the forest will continue to use tools such as prescribed burning in our mission to reduce build-up of hazardous fuels, restore forest ecosystems and improve safety of communities within the wildland urban interface,” explained Forest Fire Management Officer Ben Newburn. Pre-planned prescribed fire projects may take place at specific locations across the forest from October through June 2019. Actual project ignition will depend upon local weather and fuel conditions. Planned projects include burn piles and...