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Expect Smoke Near Valley Springs Tonight

Valley Springs, Ca — Tonight CAL Fire will conduct a prescribed burn in the Gopher Ridge area near Valley Springs.

The Buys Prescribed Burn is scheduled to begin at 6pm and continue until 6am Saturday. The location is one mile southwest of New Hogan Reservoir, along Palomino Ridge Rd.

CAL Fire will utilize nine engines and eight overhead personnel to conduct the burn on approximately 120 acres. The goal is to reduce hazardous fuel loading, and provide watershed stabilization, improved grazing, and better wildlife habitat.

Written by BJ Hansen