Hwy 243 Fuel Reduction/Fire Preparedness Exercise

Summary

SCH Number
2010128155
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Board of
Document Title
Hwy 243 Fuel Reduction/Fire Preparedness Exercise
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project is designed to provide training and to utilize the training work to create a shaded fuel break for future wildfire suppression. This project consists of CAL Fire conservation camp crews being tested on their ability to construct hand-cut fire line within hand-line production guidelines to ensure that they are prepared for fire season. Crews will use hand tools and chainsaws to construct fire line by removing brush in linear swaths approximately 10 ft wide with 4 ft wide scrape. Each fire line will be approximately 1000 feet in length and separated by a 20 foot buffer.

Contact Information
Brandon Rodgers
Forestry and Fire Protection, Board of
P.O. Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 95650

951 659-3337 x5

Location

Cities
Banning
Counties
Riverside

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations to land.
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