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Prescribed burn scheduled at Montaña de Oro State Park

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Posted at 8:01 AM, Nov 20, 2022

A prescribed burn is scheduled at Montaña de Oro State Park on Monday, November 21.

The burn will include approximately 40 brush piles.

Ignitions may start as early as 7 a.m. with fire activity curtailed by approximately 5 p.m.

The burn is scheduled to last through Wednesday, November 23.

California State Parks officials say the reason for the burn is to reduce fuel loading and wildfire threat in a diseased and declining eucalyptus forest.

The burn is being conducted by California State Parks, in cooperation with the Air Pollution Control District and CAL FIRE.