PRESCRIBED BURNS

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East County News Service

March 15, 2017 (Pine Valley) -- If you see smoke in East County this week, don’t panic. Cal Fire will be conducting prescribed burns over the next two weeks, starting with an area south Pine Valley today in cooperation with the Corte Madera Ranch.

The burns are designed to reduce vegetation and invasive weeds, providing fuel breaks to help stop future wildfires.  Smoke from prescribed burns will be visible across San Diego County, according to Cal Fire.