Residents in Cambria, Los Osos and Morro Bay might smell smoke this week.
Fire crews will be conducting a prescribed burns at Hearst San Simeon, Morro Bay and Montana de Oro State Parks Tuesday.
The burn may start as early as 7 a.m. Active fires will be out at about 5 p.m.
The purpose of the prescribed burn is to reduce fuel loads and the threat of wildfires near communities.
For more information, call District Superintendent Dan Falat at 805-927-2065.