Yesterday firefighters successfully treated 25 acres in Lakes Basin near Graeagle. Today, plans are to ignite approximately 13 acres of piles in the same area.
Conditions have been exceptional this week. As a result, firefighters may continue pile burning in the area over the weekend, in addition to patrols and monitoring.
Area residents and visitors should watch for increased firefighter traffic in the area over the next several days as work continues.
Update on Feather River Ranger District Pile Burning:
Firefighters successfully burned 45 acres of machine piles yesterday on Mooreville Ridge above Sly Creek Reservoir. Today they plan to continue ignitions on 40 acres in the same area. Patrols and monitoring will continue through the weekend.