By CBS13 Staff

FOLSOM (CBS13) — Some people in Folsom are fighting back against plans to expand services at a cemetery.

“I want to be able to sit on my front porch and not have to see a puff of smoke and going, ‘Oh, they’re doing it right now,’” said homeowner Denise Shuker.

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Lakeside Memorial Lawn has submitted plans to the city to open a crematorium.

According to the application, there is a growing need for cremation services in Folsom as only one place in the city is offering the service.

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But, people who live nearby don’t want a crematorium so close to their homes.

“I don’t think it’s a smart idea,” said Folsom homeowner Dean Handy. “I think there’s plenty of places in way out there forever that could be used for a crematorium.”

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The project is undergoing environmental review. The city council would have to approve it before it can open.