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By Tony Ault
Staff Writer 

Prescribed burns set for Santa Rosa Plateau and Lake Matthews area


Last updated 5/17/2018 at 11:12am

Cal Fire and Riverside County Fire crews will have a busy two days this week with prescribed burns planned on the Santa Rosa Plateau in Murrieta and near Lake Matthews.

Smoke from the burns, depending upon weather conditions, will be seen Wednesday, May 23, and Thursday, May 24, according to RCFD and Cal Fire news releases. The smoke is expected to disperse quickly, fire officials said.

The first controlled burn will take place May 23, on the Santa Rosa Plateau in cooperation with the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Conservancy. The scheduled date is dictated by favorable weather conditions. A t...

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