200 Acre Prescribed Burn Planned In Far Southwestern Shasta County

Smoke may be seen west of Redding Wednesday as Cal-Fire is planning a prescribed burn west of Ono and east of Platina. If conditions are right, 200 acres will be torched on the Williams Ranch off Platina Road. This fuels reduction project has been ongoing for a number of years in a cooperative agreement with the landowner

Also Wednesday, the Forest Service is planning to burn about 50 acres of brush and downed materials near Weaverville as part of the “North Lake Ballpark” project.