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Klamath NF Winter RX Burning

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Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1711 S. Main St
Yreka, CA 96097

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The First Creek Prescribed Burn

Klamath NF Winter RX Burning Prescribed Fire
News – 9/13/2019

First Creek- The First Creek prescribed burn is the first of multiple planned prescribed burning projects on the Klamath National Forest for the fall and winter of 2019. The First Creek prescribed burn is planned to begin the morning of Saturday, September 14, pending favorable conditions. The project includes 912 acres of understory burning between Goosenest Mountain and Little Deer Mountain, approximately two miles north of Grass Lake. A primary objective is to reduce hazardous fuel loading and the threat of high intensity wildfire. Smoke will be visible from Interstate 5, but light winds out of the southwest are expected to transport smoke to the north and northeast. No road closures are anticipated, but recreationists in the area are urged to use caution when driving near prescribed burn operations. Video