Training Burn Planned Near Crystal Springs Reservoir

South San Francisco, CA   June 17, 2019  Submitted by CALFIRE

The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) San Mateo – Santa Cruz Unit, in cooperation with San Francisco Public Utility Commission (SFPUC), will conduct a 5-acre training burn at the San Andreas dam face near Burlingame on June 17, 2019.  The burn will be conducted between the hours of 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, during which time smoke may be noticed in the area. This burn is being conducted as a training opportunity for CAL FIRE, local fire protection districts and SFPUC staff to implement wildland fire suppression techniques, firing methods and to observe fire behavior.

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