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Auburn May 18, 2021 – South Placer County residents may see smoke today Tuesday, May 18th, 2021. CAL FIRE/Placer County Fire Department is preparing for the annual Fiddyment Burn with area fire agencies and volunteer firefighters as a training exercise and fuel reduction project.

Today’s effort will focus on burning the edges of the burn along the roads to strengthen control lines amounting to approximately six acres.

At a later date, the annual Fiddyment burn project will involve burning approximately 125 acres of grass between East Catlett Road and Sunset Boulevard West, on a parcel just west of the Athens Avenue-Fiddyment Road intersection. The area is north of Roseville and west of Rocklin and Lincoln.

Today’s prescribed burn takes place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. today.