News Alert: Parker Dam, CA: Controlled burn fire to occurred near Gene Camp starting during the morning today.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)

Sources: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station and San Bernardino County Fire Protection District (Information)

Pictures: Google Maps (Courtesy)

Parker Dam, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station and San Bernardino County Fire Protection District has confirmed that a controlled burn fire to occurred starting during the morning on Friday, December 3rd, 2022 near Gene Camp.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, a controlled burn permit was issued to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and is scheduled to occur on Friday at 2449 Parker Dam Road from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

This location is near Gene Camp and Parker Dam. Residents from Gene Camp, Parker Dam and Buckskin, Arizona may see or smell smoke between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  This date may change based on weather conditions.

The burn permit was issued for clearing out vegetative debris. This operation follows a burn plan that considers weather conditions, including temperature, wind, and other factors to remove unwanted fuels. San Bernardino County Medic Fire Engine 18 will be monitoring the burn on scene, and Buckskin Fire Department has been notified.

Anyone with questions regarding this controlled burn fire is urged to contact Deputy C. Bevan at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

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