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 Thursday, according to a Wednesday statement from the agency. 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.