Other phases of this prescribed burn project have included approximately 18 acres burned on Feb. 4 (map Unit C), 40 acres on Feb. 5 (sections of map Unit D), and 82 acres on Feb. 6 (southern portion of Unit D), with all implementations of the fire prescription going as planned.
On March 19, 2013, the Shasta Lake Unit of the National Recreation Area on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest may be conducting a prescribed fire to remove understory fuels on National Forest System lands in the area of Packers Bay.
Outlook/Planned Actions Fire Managers plan to burn portions of Units E & F beginning on March 19, 2013.
Remarks The prescribed fire will create smoke that will be visible from many areas in the southern portion of Shasta Lake and along Interstate 5 near Bridge Bay. Implementation is planned to take approximately four to six hours, but smoke may continue to be visible through the following few days.
Incident Type Prescribed Fire
Current Situation Size 140 acres