Control Burn at Loafer Creek, East of Lake Oroville Wednesday

Cal Fire-Butte County will conduct a control burn Wednesday in the area of Loafer Creek, east of Lake Oroville.

Posted: Oct 10, 2018 6:17 AM
Updated: Oct 10, 2018 4:14 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Cal Fire-Butte County will conduct a controlled burn Wednesday in the area of Loafer Creek, east of Lake Oroville.

According to Cal Fire, several areas of grass and oak woodland will be burning, totaling 112 acres.

Crews are burning the area to improve natural habitat, rangelands and to reduce future fire hazard.

Smoke from the burn will be visible in the Kelly Ridge and Greater Oroville areas of the burn, officials said.

The controlled burn began on Tuesday and will last until the end of Wednesday.

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