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Klamath NF RX Burning 2020/2021

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

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Klamath National Forest Information
Email: klamathinfo@usda.gov
Phone: (530) 863-3092
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

04.15.2021 Thompson Ranch WUI Prescribed Burn

Klamath NF RX Burning 2020/2021 Prescribed Fire
News – 4/16/2021

Klamath National Forest firefighters had a successful week burning out at the at the Thompson Ranch WUI Prescribed Burn project, accomplishing a total of nearly 600 acres on Wednesday and Thursday.

Prescribed fire is an effective and cost-efficient tool to reduce fuel loadings, improve forest health, and improve wildlife habitat and forage within the fire adapted ecosystems of the Klamath National Forest. The objectives of this burn was to reduce fuel loadings for firefighter and public safety, improve Ponderosa pine stand health, address juniper encroachment and improve forage and habitat for wildlife. 

Firefighters will continue to patrol the burn in the coming days.