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With lasting winter weather conditions, firefighters will continue pile burning projects

to protect communities and contribute to forest health.

 

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 Scheduled Throughout Our Forest

 

Multiple locations throughout the national forest:

- Angelus Oaks (new): Up to 20 acres worth of piles could be burned to the west of the community of Angelus Oaks, off State Route   38.

- Interstate 15 (new): 12 acres worth of piles are slated to be burned at the Mormon Rocks Fire Station, just west of I-15 in the Cajon Pass.

 

- Del Rosa (new): 15 acres worth of piles are at the Del Rosa Fire Station, just north of the namesake neighborhood in the city of San Bernardino.

 

- Big Bear Lake (continuing): The Lake Williams project (780 piles/78 acres), southeast of the lake, runs along State Route 38 for approximately two miles, starting at Lake Williams Drive and running toward Onyx Summit.

 

- State Route 330 (continuing): More piles in the five-acre project may be burned at City Creek Fire Station, between Running Springs and Highland.

 

- Idyllwild (continuing): The Pine Cove Fuel Break (2,000 to 3,000 piles/234 acres) is a large project to the west of Idyllwild. The project could be completed this week. 

 

The Pile Burning Project will be the week of February 26, 2018 depending on a variety of factors, including daily weather conditions.

 

UPDATES: To receive updates before or during burning days, call the forest’s Prescribed Burn Hotline at 909-382-2711 or follow the forest on Twitter at https://twitter.com/SanBernardinoNF (a Twitter account is not required to check the account).

 

MORE INFORMATION: For background on this year’s prescribed burning projects in Southwest Region San Bernardino National Forest go to https://go.usa.gov/xnF23 (case sensitive).