PINYON PINES (CNS) - Riverside County Fire Department crews are slated to conduct a controlled burn this week near the unincorporated community of Pinyon Pines, between Anza and Palm Desert, to reduce excess vegetation that might otherwise fuel wildfires.The operation is tentatively scheduled from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday adjacent to the Stone Creek Campground, and residents and motorists were advised not to be alarmed by the smoke columns.In addition to county fire crews, firefighters from the Idyllwild Fire Protection District and the Cahuilla Tribal Fire Department will be involved, according to officials."Pile burning will occur on a plot that spans approximately 30 acres," according to a county fire statement. "Drift smoke may be visible
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