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Shasta-Trinity NF RX Fire

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Prescribed Fire on Green Mountain
REDDING, Calif., April 19, 2016 – Beginning on Thursday, April 21st, the Shasta Lake Unit of the National Recreation Area on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest will conduct a prescribed fire to... more

INCIDENT UPDATED 4/19/2016

Approximate Location

40.767 latitude, -122.9 longitude

Incident Overview

This photo shows a column of smoke leaning toward the north, reflecting the south winds in the area on the evening of April 7, 2016.

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The Shasta-Trinity National Forest plans to initiate prescribed fire operations this spring while weather patterns involve cooler temperatures and wetter conditions. Forest specialists will continue to monitor local weather conditions and, as circumstances become favorable, district employees will initiate planned ignitions. Prescribed fire is an important part of forest-wide hazardous fuels reduction efforts.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Date of OriginWednesday October 28th, 2015 approx. 08:00 AM
LocationForestwide
Incident DescriptionPrescribed Fire On The Shf

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Significant Events

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

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Beginning on Thursday, April 21st, the Shasta Lake Unit of the National Recreation Area on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest will conduct a prescribed fire to remove ground fuels on National Forest System lands in the area of Green Mountain. Green Mountain is located north of Redding, near the confluence of the Squaw and Pit Arms of Shasta Lake.

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This event will cover fiscal year 2016, from October 1, 2015 through June 2016.

Unit Information

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Shasta - Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002
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