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70% Of Hazardous Trees Removed In Butte Fire Footprint

70% Of Hazardous Trees Removed In Butte Fire Footprint

The latest numbers show crews in Calaveras have cut down nearly 70 percent of the hazardous trees in the Butte Fire’s footprint. Another 1,184 trees have been brought down bringing the total number to 5,570 up from 4,386 at the end of March. County officials report the trees being removed are from both public right of ways and private property. 12 cutting crews and 5 hauling crews are working Monday through Saturday from 6:30 A.M. to 6 P.M., weather permitting. The logs and debris are taken to a facility in Wallace where they are chipped and then sent to Chinese Camp to a biomass waste-to-energy plant. Currently crews are working along Doster, Hawver, Whiskey Slide, Mountain Ranch and Jesus Maria and Cave City Roads. If you have any questions regarding tree removal call 754-6767. 

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