Controlled burns meant to reduce fuels in American River Parkway
Controlled burns to lessen the danger of wildfires later this summer will resume Wednesday on the American River Parkway, the Sacramento Fire Department reports.
Wednesday’s controlled controlled burn is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon in the Woodlake area, according to the department.
Controlled burns are planned through Friday on 28 acres south of Highway 160 and west of Interstate 80 – roughly between the area’s Costco store and the American River. If winds or air quality change, the burns will be canceled.
The fire department has worked over the past several months with county officials, park rangers, utility representatives and environmental groups to plan the controlled burns.