Large fire planned in Butte County today

Jan 16, 2015 11:04 AM by News Staff

CAL FIRE Butte County will be conducting prescribed burns on Highway 32 west of Forest Ranch and continuing to the Humboldt Road turnoff near Butte Meadows beginning today and continuing over the next few months.

Officials say the fire will be large and residents will likely see a lot of smoke coming from the area.

The burns are part of a year-long fuel reduction project that will provide a fuel break along the Highway 32 corridor and is also part of the Vegetation Management Program that addresses fuel hazards and other resource management issues on State Responsibility Area land.


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