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Camp Roberts impact range fire hazard reduction and training burn to take place May 31

Posted at 11:24 AM, May 29, 2019

If weather and air conditions are favorable, Camp Roberts will have a training burn in an attempt to reduce the fire hazard within the camp’s impact range on Friday, May 31.

The SLO County Air Pollution District is notifying the public that there is the potential for smoke. Children, the elderly, and those with respiratory conditions should proceed with caution if they smell smoke.

The range area is located on the northwest portion of Camp Roberts and west of the northbound Highway 101 and south of the southbound Highway 101 rest areas.

Along with the Camp Roberts Fire Department, the California Army National Guard, Monterey Bay Air Resource District, San Luis Obispo APCD, the California Air Resources Board, and other fire agencies will be involved in the training burn.