Prescribed burns set for Tahoe and Truckee area

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GLENBROOK, NV (KOLO)-- There will be a prescribed burn of two acres Monday May 6, 2019 near Whittell High School on Warrior Way in the Douglas County part of Lake Tahoe. That's according to the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District.

The smoke will be visible over a wide area. No specific time has been given.

Also Monday, the Truckee Ranger District is planning to burn 20 acres of hand piles near the Sagehen Field Station. The unit is surrounded by roads and the Sagehen Creek. Expect to see smoke in the area of Sagehen Summit, Highway 89N. North of Truckee.

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