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CAL FIRE will conduct control burn at Loafer Creek, Tuesday

Firefighters will conduct a control burn at Loafer Creek near Lake Oroville on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Posted: Oct 15, 2019 10:14 AM
Updated: Oct 15, 2019 10:18 AM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Firefighters will conduct a control burn at Loafer Creek near Lake Oroville on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Smoke will be visible in the Kelly Ridge and greater Oroville areas throughout the day, according to crews. Multiple areas of grass and oak woodland will be burned, totaling 105 acres, CAL FIRE said.

The trails, day-use area, and portions of the campgrounds at Loafer Creek will be closed during the burn period.

The residential burn suspension in the unincorporated areas of Butte County is still in effect. 

CAL FIRE said they will be conducting this control burn to reduce hazard vegetation and will be present while the control burn is being conducted.

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Aside from the haze and smoke, we've had beautiful weather in northern California today, and it will be just as nice tomorrow. A storm is coming our way, however, and we'll have very unsettled weather this weekend.
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