A prescribed burn is planned for east of Redding Thursday. The Latour Vegetation Treatment Project is located east of Whitmore in the Latour State Demonstration Forest. If weather conditions are right, Cal-Fire plans to torch 140 acres Thursday. The goal is to reduce fuels for wildfires and provide live fire training for new personnel.
The Tehama-Glenn Unit of Cal-Fire will also be conducting a control burn Thursday. They plan on torching 90 acres in the Paynes Creek area.