Prescribed Pile Burning
Crews are targeting 11 acres of piles for treatment today. Smoke may be visible from the Town of Mammoth and Mammoth Mt ski area.
Fire crews are burning piles in the Reds Meadow area today, taking advantage of the recent storms to safely achieve needed fuels reduction. Expect smoke visible from Mammoth Mountain, Mammoth Lakes, and Devils Postpile National Monument. This is part of a dedicated effort to reduce fuels after the tree blow down event of 2011.
The Inyo National Forest is conducting pile burning today east of Devils Postpile National Monument and West of Satcher Lake in the Red’s Meadow Area. 41 Acres of piles are targeted for treatment today. Smoke may be visible from the Mammoth Lakes area.