Ukiah area prescribed burn scheduled to begin April 12

NORTH COAST, Calif. – Cal Fire Mendocino Unit personnel plan to conduct a prescribed burn planned for Monday, April 12, through Friday, April 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, weather and air quality conditions permitting.

The burn will take place on privately owned land, approximately 6 miles west of the city of Ukiah, between Robinson Creek Road and Low Gap Road.

The prescribed burning being done under this vegetation management program project will be conducted under specific climatic conditions to ensure control and minimize air quality and other impacts.

Smoke and aircraft will be visible from in the area.

The burn will be conducted under very tight restrictions for the personal safety of firefighters and area residents.

If there are any indications that the burn cannot be conducted in a safe manner, such as high winds or local fire activity, the burn will be canceled.