Prescribed fires continue today |

Prescribed fires continue today

Tahoe Daily Tribune

U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews will continue prescribed fire operations in various locations around the Lake Tahoe Basin today.

Operations may be carried out at Emerald Bay, Kingsbury Grade, Kings Beach or the Bunker area of Tahoe City.

Locations and size of the operations will depend on conditions at each site. Operations may continue through the week.

Residents and visitors can expect to see smoke from the prescribed fire project areas. Smoke-sensitive residents should consider staying indoors and keeping doors, windows and outside vents closed.

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Forest Service staff will post road signs around areas affected by prescribed fire, and update the local fire information line at 530-543-2600, No. 6. Other federal, state and local fire management agencies may also be conducting prescribed fire work during this period.

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