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10/18/2022 CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE:  Prescribed Burn Planned for Monterey County - Gabilan Ridge Area

Salinas, CA – CAL FIRE plans to conduct a prescribed burn on private property in the Gabilan Range east of the city of Salinas, Monterey County on Oct 19 and 20, 2022. The purpose of the project is to reintroduce fire into the ecosystem, thereby reducing hazardous fire fuels by removing brush and downed woody debris, enhancing the fire safety. This type of exercise also provides valuable hands-on training for fire personnel in fire suppression activities while working safely in a controlled environment.

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