Beale Airmen & CAL Fire conduct controlled burn

Airman 1st Class Joseph Crittenden, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, monitors a controlled burn June 17, 2015 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Preston L. Cherry)

Airman 1st Class Joseph Crittenden, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, monitors a controlled burn June 17, 2015 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Preston L. Cherry)

CAL Fire Department firefighters prepare torches to ignite fields for a controlled fire June 17, 2015 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Preston L. Cherry)

CAL Fire Department firefighters prepare torches to ignite fields for a controlled fire June 17, 2015 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Preston L. Cherry)

Staff Sgt. Vincent Kinard, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, assists in filling a mobile water station for a controlled burn at Beale Air Force Base, California on June 17, 2015. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Preston L. Cherry)

Staff Sgt. Vincent Kinard, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, assists in filling a mobile water station for a controlled burn at Beale Air Force Base, California on June 17, 2015. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Preston L. Cherry)

A Beale fire truck is positioned before a controlled burn is ignited June 17, 2015 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Preston L. Cherry)

A Beale fire truck is positioned before a controlled burn is ignited June 17, 2015 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Preston L. Cherry)

Mr. David Sunde, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, drives a fire truck alongside a controlled burn at Beale Air Force Base, California on June 17, 2015. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Preston L. Cherry)

Mr. David Sunde, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, drives a fire truck alongside a controlled burn at Beale Air Force Base, California on June 17, 2015. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Preston L. Cherry)

Airman 1st Class Zakary McClintock, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, mans a water hose during a controlled burn June 17, 2015 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Preston L. Cherry)

Airman 1st Class Zakary McClintock, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, mans a water hose during a controlled burn June 17, 2015 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Preston L. Cherry)

Beale firefighters wear protective equipment when responding to fires and emergencies. A controlled fire was conducted to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth June 17, 2015 at Beale Air Force Base, California. (U.S. Air Force photo by Preston L. Cherry)

Beale firefighters wear protective equipment when responding to fires and emergencies. A controlled fire was conducted to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth June 17, 2015 at Beale Air Force Base, California. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Preston L. Cherry)

Tony Dorado, CAL Fire Department fire captain B, scans the area during a controlled fire at Beale Air Force Base on June 17, 2015. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Preston L. Cherry)

Tony Dorado, CAL Fire Department fire captain B, scans the area during a controlled fire at Beale Air Force Base on June 17, 2015. The burn consumed approximately 800 acres in an effort to renew cattle grazing land and control vegetation growth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Preston L. Cherry)

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California -- Beale Airmen from the 9th Civil Engineer Squadron, in assistance with CAL Fire, participated in an 800 acre prescribed burn here June 17, 2015.

The controlled burn was carried out in an effort to control base vegetation growth and renew range land in support of the cattle grazing program.

Approximately 100 people from Beale fire and emergency services, bioenvironmental flight and CAL Fire Department worked as a team to ensure a safe controlled burn.