Prescribed burns continue today at Kingsbury Grade, Meeks Bay |

Prescribed burns continue today at Kingsbury Grade, Meeks Bay

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.

Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User