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Smoke visible from prescribed burn near Woodland Park

Posted at 12:45 PM, Oct 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-29 16:20:26-04

WOODLAND PARK –  If you happen to see smoke along Highway 67 north of Woodland Park, there’s nothing to worry about.

Fire crews are clearing away grasses and other fuels through a prescribed burn near Trout Creek.  Crews began the burn at around 9:00 a.m. this morning.

As of 2:00 p.m. fire crews have completed ignitions for today on the Trout Creek burn. a total of 247 acres were successfully treated. Smoke will continue to be visible as fuels in the interior continue to burn.