Yuba Fire Lookout Tower
1726 Volunteer hours Documented in 2020
Oregon Peak lookout tower is located in Northern Yuba County near Bullards Bar Reservoir.
The facility is equipped with a 65- foot steel frame Aermotor tower built in 1935.
Community volunteer teams staff the tower during peak fire season, typically June through November.
- Finding accurate compass bearings
- Detailed map reading
- Identification and reporting of smoke, fire or adverse weather conditions
- Are just a few of the tasks our volunteers are trained to perform.
- https://www.fire.ca.gov/media/5455/vip.pdf (Cal Fire VIP Program PDF)