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Cal Fire to conduct 1,200 acre prescribed burn northeast of Platina

Cal Fire will conduct a prescribed burn start Tuesday, March 2 through Thursday, March 4 five miles northeast of Platina.

Posted: Mar 2, 2021 8:24 AM

PLATINA, Calif. – Cal Fire will conduct a prescribed burn start Tuesday, March 2 through Thursday, March 4 five miles northeast of Platina.

The prescribed burn will be conducted on up to 1,200 acres on the north side of Platina Road. Residents can expect to see smoke during the burn operations and the following days, according to Cal Fire. Smoke will be visible from the Redding area.

Burning will start at 10 a.m. each day and is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Crews will stay on scene for the duration to make sure interior fuels are consumed and mop up is complete.

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A significant weather system will impact our area beginning late tonight, lasting through the day on Monday. This includes a large amount of snow for the mountains, with rain and wind for the valley and foothills. A steady rain will begin to move into our area around 1am Sunday.
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