U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews will conduct prescribed fire operations in the Cold Creek area near South Lake Tahoe, Saturday, Nov. 10.
Crews anticipate burning three to five acres, conditions permitting. Operations may last through the weekend.
Residents and visitors can expect to see smoke from this prescribed fire project area. Smoke-sensitive residents are advised to stay indoors and keep doors, windows and outside vents closed.
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.
For more information, visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/ltbmu.