Prescribed Fire Training 2010 AEU/Westover Airport

Summary

SCH Number
2010028221
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Board of
Document Title
Prescribed Fire Training 2010 AEU/Westover Airport
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project invovles field training exercises for CAL FIRE and cooperating Amador County Fire Department employees to improve proficiency for planning and administering prescribed fire operations and to reduce fuel hazards around the airport tarmac. Such hazards include reduced visibility and foreign objects debris adjacent to the airport tarmac. The grass and short brush (< 3 feet) will be removed to construct a hand-built fire line along the northwestern boundaries and in spot locations around the other project boundaries, many of which have pre-existing barriers such as tarmac or gravel.

Contact Information
Jan Bray
Forestry and Fire Protection, Board of
2840 Mt Danaher Road
Camion, CA 95709

530 647-5212

Location

Counties
Amador

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15307 - Class 4 & 7
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves only minor alterations to the existing conditions of the land by constructing approximately 2700 lineal feet of hand-built fire line in order to prevent a fire escape during training exercises.
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