Camino – CAL FIRE in cooperation with Sierra Pacific Industries is scheduled to conduct a low intensity, prescribed burn on the Shake/Fiddle Vegetation Management Project (VMP) near the community of Lockwood. Dependent upon weather conditions and any restrictions set forth by the Amador County Air Pollution District, the burn will commence from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 8th and Friday, April 9th if necessary.
The Shake Fiddle VMP is located along Fiddletown Road and Ponderosa Way. The objective is to treat approximately 34 acres of timber under-story within the fuel break. Smoke may be visible in the area.
The following resources are committed to this project:
CAL FIRE Battalion Chief 2713
CAL FIRE Dew Drop Engine 2763
CAL FIRE Sutter Hill Engine 2754
Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp Fire Crew
Lockwood Fire Protection District Water Tender 6540
Lockwood Fire Protection District Engine 6526
One Amador Fire Protection District Engine Company
Sierra Pacific Industries Representative
As with all CAL FIRE prescribed burns, this project will be evaluated on the day of the burn utilizing the Go/No Go Checklist that is based on weather and incident activity.