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Cal Fire to conduct control burn along Highway 36E

The Cal Fire Tehama-Glenn Unit is planning to conduct a controlled burn of 249 acres Tuesday and Wednesday.

Posted: Jun 30, 2020 9:03 AM

RED BLUFF, Calif. – The Cal Fire Tehama-Glenn Unit is planning to conduct a controlled burn of 249 acres starting Tuesday, June 30.

The burn is set to take place along Highway 36 East from Stice Rd. to the Paynes Creek Bridge. Burning will start at 4 p.m. Tuesday and end by 4 a.m. Wednesday. The burn will then continue at 4 p.m. Wednesday and be completed by 4 a.m. Thursday.

Highway 36 East will be under controlled traffic during burning operations. There will also be a heavy presence of emergency vehicles patrolling the area along the highway.

The purpose of the burn is fuel reduction along the highway to reduce roadside fires, while providing firefighters live-fire training.

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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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