Tehama County plans large burn
RED BLUFF -- The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection plans to burn about 2,000 acres by June 15 in Tehama County in preparation for fire season, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said.
Cal Fire will team up with a local cattle ranch in the Red Bank District and the Nature Conservancy to control invasive weeds, such as medusa head and yellow star thistle, spokeswoman Mickie Jakez said.
About 700 acres will be burned in the Dye Creek Ranch area, 400 acres between Highway 99 and the railroad tracks south of Vina, and another 870 acres near Red Bank Road and Gallatin Road, Jakez said. The burn should begin this week or the beginning of June, weather permitting."