LADWP and CAL Fire burns begin this week
February 8, 2016
submitted by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
LADWP and CAL Fire to Conduct Series of Prescribed Burns for Range and Habitat Improvement.
Burns to occur through March 15, 2016.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and CAL Fire crews will be conducting a series of prescribed burns for range and habitat improvement purposes in the Bishop and Independence areas through March 15, 2016.
The first prescribed burn will occur southeast of Bishop this week.
The public is asked not to report the smoke and fire in the controlled burn areas. Crews will monitor the fire throughout the burn, and will take precautions to keep smoke away from area communities.
cover photo by Arnie Palu