Prescribed burns on Kingsbury Grade Wednesday |

Prescribed burns on Kingsbury Grade Wednesday

Staff reports

STATELINE, Nev. – U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews plan to conduct prescribed fire operations on Kingsbury Grade near North Benjamin, beginning Wednesday. The project area is about 10 acres and operations may continue through Friday.

Residents and travelers can expect to see smoke from prescribed fire project areas.

State and local fire management agencies may also be conducting prescribed fire work during this period.

This and other prescribed fire projects are designed to reduce wildfire risks to communities and critical resources. Smoke management is part of every prescribed fire burn plan, and efforts will be taken to reduce actual or potential smoke impacts on community areas.

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