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CAL FIRE schedules prescribed burns for areas in Humboldt County

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HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. - Fire crews will be conducting prescribed burns next week in the areas of Centerville and Bridgeville, according to CAL FIRE.

CAL FIRE said the Ferndale prescribed burn is scheduled for Oct. 1 and the Bridgeville burn will happen from Oct. 2 to Oct. 3.

According to CAL FIRE, prescribed burns are used to restore natural process, manage exotic plants and conifers, and reduce fuel accumulations on the landscape. This is why CAL FIRE is warning that people may see smoke and there could be traffic with traffic control.

CAL FIRE also wants to remind people that there is an outdoor burn suspension in effect because of the threat of wildfire. Learn more about how you can prepare for wildfire by visiting www.ReadyForWidlfire.org.

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