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Smoke seen in Custer County due to controlled burn

Posted at 2:27 PM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 16:27:28-05
Controlled burn at Hwy 165 and Hwy 78. Photo courtesy of Kenny DeGrasse

CUSTER COUNTY – If you happen to see a decent amount smoke south of Wetmore and Westcliffe, don’t worry. According to the Custer County Sheriff’s Office, it’s nothing more than a controlled burn taking place off Highway 165 and Highway 78.

There’s no need to call 911.