Lake Forest Fire Preparedness Exercises


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
Lake Forest Fire Preparedness Exercises
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
A series of yearly Cal Fire training exercises is being proposed on portions of Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) property in conjunction with Cal Fire. In general, the training exercises will involve Cal Fire personnel to demonstrate the safe and effective use of fire suppression tactics. Practices employed will include hand line construction utilizing chainsaws and assorted hand tools to cut vegetation and displace surface vegetation exposing some bare mineral soil. In addition, crews will also conduct a tool out exercise, which should not involve the cutting of vegetation. Not all of the area will be treated by training activities. Approximately five acres of vegetation may be treated in any one year.

Contact Information
Scott Rosikewicz
Cal Fire
697-345 Highway 36
Susanville, CA 96130

530 257-4178



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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