Fiddyment Training Burn


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Fiddyment Training Burn
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project is located on Placer County property managed as a Material Recycling Facility. The project objective is to provide live fire training for new firefighter recruits from Sierra and Yuba Regional Academies. The focus will be on mobile attack, hose lays, hand line construction and wildland fire safety. A CAL FIRE Registered Professional Forester has consulted with the California Department of Fish and Game, conducted an environmental review and determined the project will not result in significant environmental impacts. A CAL FIRE archaeologist has also completed a site visit and found no elements of concern.

Contact Information

Elsa Hucks
Agency Name
Cal Fire
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4; Sect. 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project fits within the Class 4 Categotical Exemption 15304 as it will result in only minor alterations to the land and will not have a significant effect on the environment. An environmental impact analysis was completed to ensure use of a categorical exemption is appropriate. The project is intended as a training exercise, providing live fire training for new firefighter recruits. The focus will be on mobile attack, hose lays and handline construction. Only minimal vegetative and soil disturbance will result. The California Natural Diversity Database maintained by the California Department of Fish and Game was consulted. Based on that research coupled with the proposed project activities, the project will not result in the taking of rare, threatened or endangered plants or animals or species of special concern. Based on consultation with the CALFIRE archaeologist, cultural resources will not be impacted by the proposed project.

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