Jun 23, 2015 8:19 PM by News Staff
Chico residents may have noticed some flames, or at least some smoke coming from near the airport in north Chico Tuesday.
The Chico Fire Department conducted a control burn this afternoon, clearing dry vegetation around the airport to prevent any unintentional fires during the hot and dry summer.
Shifting winds proved to a challenge, but officials say they also made for optimal training conditions.
The burn was used as a training exercise and taught participants wildfire fighting techniques.
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