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Prescribed burns continue today at Kingsbury Grade, Meeks Bay

Staff reports

The U.S. Forest Service will continue prescribed burns today in the Kingsbury Grade and Meeks Bay areas of Lake Tahoe.

Crews expect to be continuing as long as weather conditions offer good dispersion, according to a Forest Service press statement.

Residents and travelers can expect to see smoke from prescribed fire

project areas.

Prescribed fire projects are designed to reduce wildfire risks to communities and critical resources. Smoke management is part of every prescribed fire burn plan, and efforts will be taken to reduce actual or potential smoke impacts on community areas.