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March 19, 2013
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Prescribed fires resume near Cold Creek

Prescribed burns in the Cold Creek area are expected to continue through the week, conditions permitting, according to a Monday statement from the U.S. Forest Service. Crews expect to burn approximately half an acre.

Residents and visitors can expect to see smoke from the project area. Smoke-sensitive residents should consider staying indoors and keeping doors, windows and outside vents closed. To directly receive prescribed fire updates, email pa_ltbmu@fs.fed.us.

Forest Service staff will post road signs around areas affected by prescribed fire, and update the local fire information line at 530-543-2600, No. 6. Other federal, state and local fire management agencies may also conduct prescribed fire work during this period.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Mar 19, 2013 08:06PM Published Mar 21, 2013 10:16AM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.