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  • SHF Lightning Fires 2020 (Wildfire)
    Lightning storms moving through the area in late May ignited several small  fires. Forest officials and firefighters closely monitor and respond to these fires and aerial reconnaissance flights will often be used to determine potential growth activity of the fires and develop appropriate response activity. The reconnaissance flights are part of our normal operating plan after lightning storms.Below we have listed each fire by the time the fire was reported, the name given to the fire, the approximate location and estimated fire size (if known) and current status. Any large fires will have a new "incident" page started in InciWeb and the link will appear next to the status.South Fork Management Unit (Hayfork and Platina area)05/30/2020 12:47, CAVE, off of Hwy 36, near Devils Kitchen and Cave Creek, 30' x 30', OUT06/01/2020 11:00, SILVER, southeast of Forest Glen near Silver Creek, 30' x 30', OUT06/04/2020 11:25, GHOST, Hayfork Divide, single tree, OUTShasta Lake Ranger District and...
  • Cedar Central Prescribed Burn (Prescribed Fire)
    KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif.  – Fire staff completed ignitions on the last segment of the Cedar Central Prescribed Burn unit on Monday, May 25, 2020, for a total of 245 acres treated since Sunday. With ignitions complete, firefighters will continue to patrol the area as vegetation inside the unit self-extinguishes.The Cedar Central Prescribed Burn is located east of Moraine Campground, north and south of Highway 180, west of Roads End, and on both sides of the Kings River.When Cedar Grove opens to the public, visitors driving or hiking near the area may see smoke and/or areas of active flame. For safety, trail closures in the prescribed burn and on some trails leading to it will remain closed until conditions in the area have progressed to a stage where minimal public hazard remains, as determined by the Burn Boss or the parks’ Fire Management Officer. “We are grateful for the public’s understanding of the trail and area closures on this prescribed burn,” said...
  • Klamath NF Winter RX Burning (Prescribed Fire)
    April 1, 2020 -  All new prescribed fire ignitions have been postponed until further notice. Current Activity: As of March 20, 2020, the Pacific Southwest Region of the US Forest Service postponed all new prescribed fire ignitions in the region:"Potential smoke impacts to the public are considered in all prescribed fire and wildfire management. As always, we will work in coordination with local and state health organizations and make any necessary changes should the need arise. This decision to temporarily postpone ignitions will prevent any effects from smoke that might further worsen conditions for those who are at risk in our communities, while reducing exposure for employees who might not otherwise need to travel, and creating social distancing for resources working on the fire."  Proposed Projects: Goosenest Ranger District – Fuels Technician Brandon Dethlefs (530) 398-5727 Van Bremmer- 1,471 acres between Garner Butte and Garner Mountain near the communities of...