Prescribed burns set for today
January 8, 2010
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews will conduct prescribed fire operations in the Logan Shoals and Cave Rock areas located along the east shore of Lake Tahoe beginning today and continuing through the weekend.
Residents and travelers can expect to see smoke from prescribed fire project areas.
Other fire protection agencies, state and local, may also be conducting prescribed fire operations 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.