Lassen Volcanic National Park to hold Open House Fire Management Presentations in Chester and Burney
Contact: Darlene M. Koontz, 530-595-6102
Lassen Volcanic National Park will conduct informal open house events in the two neighboring communities of Chester and Burney in April. These events will occur in Chester at the volunteer fire station, adjacent to the airport on April 16, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and in Burney at the volunteer fire department on April 17 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Fire management and resource management personnel will be present to answer questions and provide information on such topics as tools of fire management, Wilderness management, park-specific fire programs and lessons learned from the 2012 Reading Fire. These events are free and open to the public.
For more information, please contact the park fire education specialist at (530) 595-6163 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Did You Know?
On the evening of May 14, 1915, incandescant blocks of lava could be seen bouncing down the flanks of Lassen Peak from as far away as the town of Manton, 20 miles to the west.