Prescribed burns are underway in Burton Creek State Park near Tahoe City.

Smoke is visible and may continue throughout the day.

If conditions and weather are favorable, California State Parks may conduct understory burning over the next three weeks in Burton Creek and Sugar Pine Point state parks and the USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit may begin burning piles on Angora Ridge near Fallen Leaf Lake. 

For the current air quality index, visit AirNow and view the prescribed fire map with project details at Tahoe Living With Fire.

(Forest Service contributed to this report.)

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