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Ft. Benning officials give update on current control burns

FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning officials say there is currently a wildfire burning in the A-20 impact area down range of Buchanon Range. The wildfire is contained within the area.

Winds are from the north currently causing no concern for smoke Wednesday evening. 

The winds shift to the south Thursday and if this wildfire is still actively burning in the Impact Area smoke could affect areas of Harmony Church.

West of Main Post on private property in Alabama, a prescribed burn was started late Wednesday afternoon. 

Smoke from this off post prescribed burn may affect areas to the south to include Lawson Army Airfield Wednesday evening and night and early Thursday.

For more information, you may also visit the Smoke and Sound website for maps and other information on prescribed burns and training.


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