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January 23, 2014
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Burning today near Luther Pass

U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews resumed prescribed fire operations off of Highway 89 near South Lake Tahoe. Crews are burning piles in the Luther Pass campground and will continue operations through today, weather and conditions permitting. All prescribed fire projects are conducted in accordance with an approved prescribed fire burn plan, officials said. Burn plans describe specific conditions under which operations are conducted including the weather, number of personnel, opportunities to minimize smoke impacts, and available burn days. This information is used to decide when and where to burn. Smoke from prescribed fire may continue for several days after …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 23, 2014 06:04PM Published Jan 23, 2014 06:04PM Copyright 2014 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.