Smoke plume near Inskip is Lassen National Forest prescribed burn
INSKIP — A large plume of smoke about a mile and half east of Inskip may have alarmed some ridge residents, but only a prescribed fire.
What: 25-acre controlled or prescribed burn is being conducted by the Lassen National Forest.
The "prescribed burn" is being conducted out of the Almanor Ranger District.
When: It was ignited at 8 a.m. Wednesday and was expected to burn for two to four days, Cal Fire spokeswoman Mary Ann Aldrich said.
Smoke notes: Smoke was expected to travel north and west.
This was the second control burn in the area this week.
On Monday, a plume of smoke was seen billowing from the Berry Creek area.
9 a.m. Thursday The Plumas National Forest said it was only burning off under-story brush on a 30 acre section of forest in an area near Oro Quincy Highway and Bald Rock Road.