Controlled Stampede Burn Happening Today

Photo of previous Stampede burn courtesy Tia Kaulana
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TRUCKEE, CA - Smoke that may be seen west of Reno Monday is from a prescribed burn in the Stampede Reservoir area scheduled for much of the day.

The Truckee Ranger District is burning 20-30 acres of underbrush.

According to a Forest Service release, the Truckee Ranger District strives to minimize the impacts of smoke on local communities and will be monitoring smoke and weather daily.