Controlled burn today at Camp Bob

Attention all North County residents of SLO Co and South County residents of MoCo!

Camp Roberts will be conducting a prescribed burn on May 19th and May 26th. The intent is to reduce the vegetation and consequently the fire hazard in the areas of impact. The burn also presents a critical training opportunity for various state, regional and local fire agencies to work with Camp Roberts in conducting the hazard reduction operation.

Atascadero Fire & Emergency Services will be among the various agencies assisting during the burn. SLO County Air Pollution Control District staff will also be involved in the event to ensure minimal impact to nearby residents. The prescribed burn will not take place if weather conditions are not favorable for the operation.