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Monday, October 28, 2013

CA-SHF- Prescribed Fire near Lakehead - Shasta-Trinity National Forest - Shasta Lake Unit #CaFire #CaRxFire

Prescribed Fire near Lakehead Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Shasta Lake Unit

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest generally conducts prescribed fires between October 1 and June 1. Prescribed burning is usually started after the fall rainy season begins and extends until the beginning of the summer season.

Application Of Prescribed Fire
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 Shasta-Trinity National Forest 
Shasta Trinity Forest Lakehead Prescribed Fire Incident Map
STF Lakehead Prescribed Fire Incident Map 

Incident Overview - Basic Information
Incident Type - Prescribed Fire
Outlook / Planned Actions - Between October 28-30 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 Sugarloaf area of Lakehead. The project site is located along the southern Sugarloaf access road between Charlie Creek and Doney Creek. 
Shasta Trinity National Forest Management Units And Battalions 

Visible Smoke/Air Quality - Smoke that will be visible from many areas of Lakehead community, Shasta Lake and along Interstate 5. Implementation is planned to take approximately 4-6 hours, but smoke may continue to be visible through the following few days.
More Information: U.S. Forest Service ● Shasta-Trinity National Forest Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area 14225 Holiday Road Redding CA 96003 ● Voice (530) 275-1587

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