Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) teams are sent to federal lands following significant wildfires to identify imminent post-fire threats and give recommendations on how to reduce the potential impacts on human life and safety, property infrastructure, and critical natural and cultural resources. These multi-disciplinary... Read More.
A Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team initiated an assessment of the Dixie Fire in Lassen Volcanic National Park on September 9. The interagency team includes specialists who are completing a rapid assessment of natural and cultural resources affected by the Dixie Fire. This includes... Read More.
Burned Area Emergency Response Hydrologists have begun assessing the watersheds within the Dixie fire. This is done to find and remove toxic chemicals from burned structures that can eventually enter into the soil or be washed away by rainstorms and contaminate rivers, lakes, and... Read More.
Permanent restoration of communication lines serviced by Frontier is almost complete for Doyle and Chester. Crews are being sent into the Greenville and Keddie area to clear debris to begin work. Materials to restore lines are in the process of being brought in with... Read More.
The Escort Service into Burned Areas is underway for those in the Greenville, Indian Valley, Canyon Dam, and Warner Valley. You are allowed back to your property for only a temporary 30min each block. Blocks are designated by the neighborhoods and geography. Blocks 6... Read More.
Lassen & Plumas National Forests Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Post-Fire BAER Assessment August 19, 2021 BAER Information: (707) 853-4243 FOREST SERVICE BAER TEAM BEGINS POST-FIRE ASSESSMENT OF DIXIE WILDFIRE After a large wildfire, sometimes special actions are necessary to provide for public safety and protect critical natural and cultural... Read More.
Cal Fire warns of Hot weather and dry conditions continue to drive an increase in wildfire activity spanning across California! Compared to this same time last year, there has been more than 750 wildfires and over 42,000 more acres burned. It's now more critical... Read More.