Current Fire Activity
Northwest Gateway Project Pile Burning at Manzanita Lake 11/12/2014
Fire Management will take advantage of the cool, wet weather dominating the forecast and ignite project piles in the Manzanita Lake area beginning November 12. No closures are associated with this burn and smoke impacts to the surrounding area will be minimal.
Fall Pile Burning to Begin - 10/9/2014The park will take advantage in the change of seasons and plan to hand ignite burn piles as cool and wet weather moves into the forecast. The burning could start anytime within the next couple of weeks, weather dependent. Piles constructed due to the park fuels reduction program are slated to be ignited, including piles near Manzanita Lake from the Northwest Gateway restoration, along the PCT in the Little Willow area, and in the Juniper Lake campground area.
King Fire 9/2/2014
Dangerous Fire Conditions Exist
Due to drought conditions and increased temperatures, Lassen Volcanic National Park is experiencing higher than normal fire danger this summer. Safety is our first priority and we ask for your cooperation in remaining diligent by extinguishing all campfires in the campground fire rings, properly disposing of cigarettes and adhering to the campfire ban in the backcountry. Conditions change; for your safety stay informed of current and predicted weather conditions while visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park.
P1 Fire 7/16/2014
Northwest Gateway Forest Restoration Project
Fall Pile Burn Projects
Fire Management will hand ignite burn piles as cool and wet weather dominate the forecast. The first priority will be the Reading Fire burn piles located along the park highway. The park will take advantage of the changing weather conditions to complete the final phase of fuels reduction projects throughout the park when enough precipitation has fallen to prevent flames from spreading beyond pile areas.
Summit Fire | 9/11
Blue Fire | 9/6
P-1 and P-2 Fires | 8/19
Soap Fire | 8/17
P-1 Fire | 7/23
Jones Pullout Fire | 5/7 - 5/13