Prescribed fire operations resume near Meyers |

Prescribed fire operations resume near Meyers

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – U.S. Forest Service crews are scheduled to resume prescribed fire operations at the South Shore Friday, according to a statement from the agency.

Burns will take place in the area of Pioneer Trail and U.S. Highway 50 near Meyers. Crews expect to complete one acre of prescribed burns, which will be extinguished at the end of the crew shift, according to the statement.

Residents and visitors can expect to see smoke from the project area. The Forest Service strives to minimize the impacts of smoke on local communities, according to the statement. 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 affected areas and update the local fire information line at 530-543-2600, ext. 6. Other federal, state and local fire management agencies may also conduct prescribed fire work during this period.

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