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Saturday, January 29, 2011

ENF: Sly Park / Eldorado Hot Shot Station Prescribed Burn

PRESCRIBED BURN Incident Overview

Depending on weather condition this weekend,  The Placerville Ranger District of the Eldorado National Forest is planning to burn approximately 45 acres in the area of Sly Park Road near Cedar Trail Sierra Springs Engine Station Eldorado Hot Shot Station.

When: Depending on weather conditions, ignitions are scheduled to occur sometime during the weeks of January 31 – February 11, 2011.
Closures: For public safety, Cedar Trail will be closed for 1 day during active ignitions. Exact date will be posted at the trail the day before it closes.
Where: Location on Sly Park Road in the area of Sly Park Road near Cedar Trail Sierra Springs Engine Station, Eldorado Hot Shot Station., The legal locations are as follows: Township 10 North, Range 12 East, Sections 13, 24 Township 10 North, Range 13 East, Sections 18, 19
Why: The objective of this prescribed burn is to reduce the existing fire hazard. Ignition of the project is dependent on favorable weather conditions. 
Smoke: All attempts will be made to minimize smoke impacts to surrounding communities.

For questions about this project, call the Placerville Ranger District at (530) 644-2324

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****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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