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Prescribed burning scheduled to begin at Montaña de Oro State Park

Fire crews en route to Santa Margarita vegetation fire
Posted at 9:38 AM, May 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-11 12:38:38-04

State Parks, with help from CAL FIRE and the Air Pollution Control District, is scheduled to begin a prescribed burning operation at Montaña de Oro State Park on Tuesday.

The operation will include the burning of approximately 8 acres and 27 brush piles near Camp KEEP.

It is scheduled to continue through Friday, May 21, but actual burn days will be determined by weather conditions.

Burning will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

State Parks says the purpose of the prescribed burning is to reduce fire hazards in the area.