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Cal Parks setting controlled burns this week on North Coast 

prescribed burn SLO county–There will be a controlled burn of approximately 138 brush piles in Hearst San Simeon State Park starting Tuesday and continuing through Friday, April 9. Actual burn days will be determined by weather conditions and permit conditions. Ignitions may start as early as 7 a.m. with fire activity curtailed by approximately 5 p.m.

Burn piles are located throughout Black Hill in Morro Bay State Park, near the environmental campsites near Camp KEEP in Montaña de Oro State Park, and near the Washburn Campground in Hearst San Simeon State Park.

The purpose of the burn is to reduce fuel loads and fire hazards associated with high fuel density caused by tree mortality.

This operation is conducted by California State Parks, in cooperation with the Air Pollution Control District and Cal Fire.



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