Prescribed burn planned at Hearst, San Simeon state parks
–There is a planned prescribed burn scheduled at Montana de Oro & Hearst San Simeon State Parks in the communities of Cambria, San Simeon Acres, and Los Osos happening Saturday, Dec. 21 and Tuesday, Dec. 24 and between Thursday, Dec. 26 and Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. Ignitions may start as early as 7 a.m. with fires out by approximately 5 p.m.
The burn will occur in approximately 100 acres of grassland at the “Molinari parcel” within Hearst San Simeon State Park bounded by Highway 1, Van Gordon Creek Rd, and San Simeon Creek Rd. There will also be burn piles located near the pine forest east of Highway 1 and south of San Simeon Creek campground.
This is an effort by California State Parks, in cooperation the Air Pollution Control District and CalFire.