Smoke from controlled burn visible from Yreka

YREKA, Calif. – Firefighters said there’s no need to report smoke rising above south Yreka Thursday.

CAL FIRE is conducting a hazard reduction burn on October 29. The burn will cover about 90 acres of grass and slash piles off Westside Road between Highway 3 and Dewitt Park.

Fire crews will do their best to minimize smoke as they work to reduce hazardous fuels.

Smoke will be visible from both Interstate 5 and Yreka. CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit asks the public to avoid calling 9-1-1 to report the smoke.

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