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November 13, 2012
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Prescribed fire operations resume near Tahoe City

TAHOE CITY, Calif. - U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews will resume prescribed fire operations in the Bunker Road area near Tahoe City on Wednesday and Thursday, officials announced this week, with crews expecting to burn one acre per day, conditions permitting.

Residents and visitors can expect to see smoke from the fire. 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

Forest Service staff will post road signs around areas affected by prescribed fire, and update the local fire information line at 5300543-2600, No. 6. Other federal, state and local fire management agencies may also be conducting prescribed fire work during this period.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Nov 13, 2012 05:30PM Published Nov 13, 2012 05:30PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.