There’s smoke, but it’s not a Plumas fire

Various Plumas County residents have reported seeing smoke and are worried that there is a fire in the area. Plumas National Forest Aerial Reconnaissance has verified that the #RicesFire is producing the smoke settling in area communities, extending along the Highway 70 corridor east to Highway 395 and including the communities of La Porte, Quincy, Portola and the surrounding areas. There are also reports of visible smoke from Susanville and Lassen County.

There are no additional fires in the area causing the smoke.

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