Somerville agricultural burn project near Janesville

Sunday, Oct. 29, through Sunday, Nov. 5, CalFire, the Lassen Modoc Unit and the Janesville Fire Protection District will be assisting a private landowner with an agricultural burn project. The planned project will treat 60 acres located near Schaffer Lane and Sears Road in Janesville.

Smoke will be visible in the Janesville area. Please do not report.

CalFire engages in fuels reduction projects year-round for the purpose of:

  • Reducing dead and down fuels.
  • Improving wildlife habitat, watershed value, and range improvement.
  • Reducing the risk of devastating wildfire.

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