Controlled Burns Spreading Smoke Across Area

A large controlled burn is underway NW of Ozark Arkansas. The south winds have carried the smoke from Crawford and Franklin county across Washington and Benton County. The smoke will continue into the evening.

According to the forestry commission, this fire is burning 9,135 acres.

Controlled burns are common in March and early April when vegetation is dead and humidity is low.

-Garrett

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