Good afternoon Heritage Ranch Community,
This message is to notify Heritage Ranch residents and the community at large that Camp Roberts will be conducting prescribed burns and exercises later this month. The purpose of prescribed burns is wildfire hazard reduction.
- On Friday, May 21, 2021, there will be a small test burn. This burn will involve Camp Roberts Fire and 2 outside agencies.
- On Saturday, May 22, 2021, a larger exercise/burn and Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) drill will be conducted. This be a larger exercise that will include more than 16 outside agencies from several different jurisdictions.
- On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Camp Roberts will be executing the annual small arms and artillery impact area prescribed burn.
Based on the size and location of these burns and exercises, the Heritage Ranch community and surrounding areas may expect to experience visible fire, smoke and noise from explosive ordnances on these dates. Escape fires, though unlikely, are possible, and area residents should remain vigilant.
Tina A. Platt, CCAM, CMCA
Heritage Ranch Owners Association