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CAL FIRE’s Parlin Fork Prescribed Burn Begins Under ‘Perfect Weather Conditions’

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CAL FIRE personnel on scene preparing for the Parlin Vegetation Management Program [Photograph from the CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit Facebook page]

CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit’s Parlin Vegetation Management Program prescribed burn began at approximately noon today, Monday, October 17, 2022. The weather today presented the perfect conditions for our highly trained and fire-seasoned professionals to conduct this prescribed burn. At scene were 6 Engines, 4 Firefighter Handcrews, 1 Dozer, and multiple Chief Officers.

The prescribed burn actively clearing underbrush

The burn was conducted under very tight safety restrictions. If there had been any indications that the burn could not be conducted in a safe manner, such as high winds or local fire activity, the burn would have been canceled. This burn will continue periodically, on days that weather conditions and air quality allow, through October 28, 2022, or until completed. For more information on prescribed fire visit this website.

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