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CAL FIRE to conduct multiple prescribed burns over a 3 week period

Posted at 10:43 PM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 01:43:54-04

CAL FIRE will conduct five prescribed burns over the next two to three weeks.

The first burn will take place on Thursday, June 20 their CAL FIRE facility in Paso Robles off Airport Road. They will burn approximately 10 acres of grass from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.

On Friday, June 21 a prescribed burn will take place at Camp SLO. Approximately 230 acres of grass fuels on the Foxtrot Range of Camp SLO will be burned. Fire officials say the burn is necessary to prevent an unplanned ignition that could occur from upcoming live munitions training by the military. That burn will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

On Saturday, June 22 approximately 40 acres of grass fuels will be burned on in the southeast corner of Shandon. Smoke will be visible southeast of Shandon from approximately 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On Tuesday, July 2 approximately 326 acres of grass fuels will be burned at the SLO Sportsman’s Park off Gilardi Road.

During the week of June 24, approximately 26 acres of light fuels will be burned to maintain an existing fuel break off 7 Oaks Road.

If weather conditions are not ideal for the prescribed burns, they will be rescheduled.