Pile Burns Bring Smoke Across Plumas National Forest This Week

Plumas National Forest Officials say pile burns will resume this week as weather conditions allow. Operations will be in various locations across the Beckwourth and Mount Hough ranger districts.Firefighters will aim to treat around 50 acres of machine piles near Frenchman Lake and about... Read More.

Expect to See Smoke, Plumas NF Begins Pile Burns Near Bucks Lake

Plumas National Forest officials say you can expect smoke by late morning today near the Oro Quincy highway.Firefighters on the Mount Hough Ranger District will treat nearly acres of machine piles at Bucks Lake. Burns are scheduled to continue through the remainder of the... Read More.

CalFire Initiates Pile Burn Project Near Westwood

Be prepared to see smoke near Westwood today. CalFire will start a pile burn project on Sierra Pacific Industries' land to create a larger fuel break. Officials say this is to protect the surrounding communities from wildfire better.If you are in the areas of... Read More.

Pile Burns Continue Across Lassen and Plumas National Forests

Pile burning is planned across the Plumas National Forest, bringing smoke impacts to nearby communities. Firefighters on all three districts resume the pile burns yesterday.On the Beckwourth Ranger District, burns are being completed near Eureka Ridge; however with forecasted strong winds today, no ignitions... Read More.

Plumas and Lassen National Forests Update Fall RX Pile Burns

Plumas National Forest updates Fall Piles burn operations with more scheduled today to bring smoke impacts to the Eastern Plumas and Janesville.Crews continue in the Bucks Lake area, wrapping up the remaining few acres of piles today, and firefighters will also begin pile burning... Read More.

Eagle Lake BLM to Begin Pile Burns Outside Susanville

Smoke will be visible to the West and North of Susanville starting today as the Bureau of Land Management begins pile burn operations.Fire crews from the Eagle Lake Field Office will reduce hazardous fuels within the Hog Fire burn scar along the Bizz Johnson... Read More.

Pile Burns Begin Today on Plumas NF

With the return to favorable weather the Plumas National Forest will begin pile burn operations The burn will encompass approximately 12 acres of piles in the vicinity of Elwell Lodge and Gold Lake Highway.Ignitions are set to begin late this morning and are expected... Read More.