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.
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.
UScellular is actively monitoring the situation in Northern California and is helping support our customers who may be affected by the current Dixie Fire. Customers in Butte, Plumas, Lassen and Tehama counties can be assured that they can continue to use their phone and... Read More.
City Council approves a motion presented in yesterday’s meeting to purchase a new Emergency Response Vehicle for the Susanville Fire Department. The vehicle is a Type 6 Engine-Skeeter Brush Pick-up Truck. The Fire Chief recommends the addition of the vehicle to increase response times... Read More.