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Eastman Lake. (Image by Candace Gregory)

CAL FIRE to Conduct Live Fire Training at Eastman Lake

MARIPOSA — The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will be conducting a live fire training at Eastman Lake in cooperation with the Madera County Fire Department, and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers on June 14 and 15.

Image of the CAL FIRE logo.Burning will take place from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day.

Firefighters will be training on tactics and strategies of fire suppression, handline construction, and perimeter control of wildland firefighting. This training will utilize multiple resources consisting of fire engines, crews, bulldozers, and water tenders.

For more information contact the CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit fire information hotline at 844-MMU-FIRE (844-668-3473).

Featured image by Candace Gregory

Image of a forest fire off in the distance.

Things may get a little smoky up at Eastman Lake, but don’t worry, it’s all under control!

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