Fresno Air Attack Base Geotechnical Investigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Fresno Air Attack Base Geotechnical Investigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project involves drilling four (4) test borings into the ground to complete a geotechnical investigation for a proposed barracks facility to be constructed in the future. The geotechnical borings will be completed with a truck-mounted drill rig. The borings will be drilled using a 6-inch diameter hollow stem auger to depths ranging from approximately 5 feet to 50 feet below grade. Subsurface conditions are expected to encounter medium dense to dense silty sand to stiff sandy silt. All bore holes will be backfilled in accordance to applicable county and state standards. All borings occur within an active air attack base on either asphalt or maintained landscaped areas.

Contact Information

Christina Snow
Agency Name
Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
E Aircorp Way

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, Section 15304 (a)(f) Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of geotechnical investigation with four borings on an existing disturbed active Air Attack Base. All holes will be backfilled.


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