Carr Fire Burn Operation Causes Visible Smoke Around Shasta Lake

Cal Fire says a burn operation for the Carr Fire began at 10 a.m. Tuesday in hopes of strengthening containment lines.

Posted: Aug. 14, 2018 10:35 AM

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - Cal Fire says a burn operation for the Carr Fire began at 10 a.m. Tuesday in hopes of strengthening containment lines.

Firefighters will begin the task around the fire that has already burned more than 200-thousand acres.

Cal fire says an added plume of smoke will be visible for the next five days around Lake Head, west of Shasta Lake and Interstate 5.

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