The Shasta-Trinity National Forest will continue fuels reduction activities on the Bear Mountain hazardous fuels reduction project near Shasta Lake north of Jones Valley starting January 22, 2021. Fire crews will hand ignite these burn piles when conditions are favorable, completing up to 86 acres over the next several days.
These projects are conducted in accordance with an approved burn plan to ensure the safety of people and property in the area. Burn plans describe the specific conditions under which burns will be conducted including the weather, number of personnel and opportunities to minimize smoke impacts. Actual project initiation dates will depend upon local weather and fuel conditions.
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