Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 — The Hat Creek Ranger District of the Lassen National Forest is planning prescribed pile burning of the Legume Machine Piles, and is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 17 and continue through the week, dependent on incoming moisture.
The burn should cover approximately 50 acres of the 340-acre unit.The piles are grapple piles from the leap and legume timber sales.
Ignition will take place for one day, with smoke being produced for 3 to 5 additional days after.
This burn should have no negative impact to any area communities.
In addition to the above-listed burn, the Hat Creek R.D. will continue burning on the Ugly Hand Piles. These piles have been previously announced. All burning will continue within the same announced area.