Large controlled burn planned near Gatewood Wednesday

Large controlled burn planned near Gatewood Wednesday

The U.S. Forest Service will be conducting a large controlled burn in the area of Gatewood on March 10th. Large amounts of smoke will be visible in the area during the afternoon. Ignition will be conducted by hand and aerial operations.

Objectives of the burn are to lower the risk of wildfire, forest health and wildlife benefit.

The VA. Dept. Of Forestry, Pulaski Fire Department and Pulaski County Emergency Management will be assisting with the burn.

Brad Wright

Emergency Management Coordinator

Pulaski County