CALFIRE and the state's Air Resources Board have joined with the University of Nevada in Reno to model and map fire-vulnerable forests to help mitigate catastrophic wildfire risk. With advanced technology and large amounts of data and computer power, the university aims to research... Read More.
Two prescribed burns were scheduled last week for today by the BLM and Lassen Volcanic Park Service, yet if conditions do not allow, they are likely to be canceled. As of yesterday, CALFIRE Lassen Modoc Unit issued no burn days with the increase in winds... Read More.
CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit says you will see smoke in the air over the Quincy area today and not be alarmed. The unit is assisting Feather River College with a prescribed 4-acre burn. Smoke will begin to be visible as early as 8 am. The... Read More.
CALFIRE expands its demonstration forests in Placer and San Bernadino counties to continue the efforts of forest restoration and research. PG&E, through its Land Conservation Commitment with the Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council, PG&E transferred over 1100 acres to CALFIRE in Placer and... Read More.
Do not be alarmed; you will see smoke around the area starting today. Cal Fire and the Standish Litchfield Fire Department are warning those that live in the Standish, Litchfield, and Wendel Area that crews will be assisting in a 90-acre agricultural burn on... Read More.
Another fire along the Susan River caused by transients. Early Saturday, September 10th the Susanville Fire Department responded to reports of fire near the Pat Murphy Little League field. Firefighters found the fire located behind 1625 Riverside Drive next to the river. A quick... Read More.
Don’t be alarmed if you live in Bieber this morning and you see fire crews around. Starting at 8:30 the CalFIRE Lassen Modoc – Unit will be conducting a Wildland Preparedness Drill just North of Bieber in the area of Crank Springs. You will... Read More.
CalFIRE surpasses a goal to treat 100,000 acres of land years ahead of schedule. The goal was to accelerate forest health and fire prevention through projects like creating fuel breaks, conducting prescribed burns, and reducing fuels. Crews have in total treated a near 111,000... Read More.
Burn permits will be suspended for Lassen, Plumas, and Modoc counties by Monday. CAL Fire has established the suspension as temperatures peak this week and dry conditions continue throughout the state. As of the start of next week, you will not be allowed to... Read More.
More CALFire grants to beef up the state’s wildfire prevention projects. Another nearly 120 million dollars have been allocated to fund 144 local wildfire prevention projects, going to local organizations like fire safe councils to address hazards of wildfire and reduction of risks near... Read More.