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Controlled burns to continue

Controlled burns will continue at four separate locations in the Ashland area on Wednesday, March 14, the Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project has announced.

The areas scheduled for burning are in the area of:

• Quail Run Road — Smoke will be visible between Ashland and Talent off Highway 99 and Interstate 5. Residents near Quail Run Road and Rapp Lane should keep their doors and windows closed for the day.

• Acid Castle Rocks — Residents around the Strawberry Lane and Hitt Road could see or smell smoke.

• Upper Tolman Creek Road — Siskiyou Mountain Park could have some smoke. Avoid this area if you are sensitive to smoke.

• East side of watershed — Further up the road where Tolman Creek turns into the Ashland Loop Road, a controlled burn will continue a half mile from Eastview Trailhead.

Controlled burns will be managed by crews from Lomakatsi Restoration Project. Information is available by calling the smoke and wildfire hotline at 541-552-2490.