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Klamath National Forest Prescribed Fire

Unit Information

Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1809 Fairlane Road Yreka California 96097
Yreka, CA 96097

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Salmon/Scott Bun Notification

Klamath National Forest Prescribed Fire Prescribed Fire
Announcements – 4/2/2018

Contingent upon weather conditions and local burn day restrictions, the Salmon/Scott River Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest will be conducting the following prescribed burning project April 3rd , 2018

• Project Name: Scott Bar Mountain Underburn and Habitat Improvement

• Agency contact: USFS/KNF/Scott River Clint Isbell 530-598-4079 or Josh Schmalenberger 530-598-9393

• Legal Location: T44N R11W SEC 26

• Descriptive Location: Scott Bar Mountain – 12 miles west of Fort Jones, CA down the Scott River Drainage. Block 2 – Unit 3-A (See attached map).

• Type: Underburn

• Total Acreage: 45 acres

• Planned Ignition: Tuesday, April 3 – After 10am

• Duration: Ignition 1 day, Smoke Production 2 to 3 days

• Estimated Direction of Smoke Travel: East

• Communities or Smoke Sensitive Areas: Scott River corridor including Scott Bar – smoke will be monitored and ignition will cease if impacting populated areas