Smoke might be seen from brush fire

  • Follow Latest News

Smoke in the area is a prescribed burn of 156 acres at Fort Gordon, Richmond County emergency management officials said today.

The exercise, which began today at 10:30 a.m., may cause smoke and smoke smell in the Augusta area, according to Sharon W. Bennett, of Richmond County emergency management.

Motorists are advised to drive with caution around the Fort Gordon gates as visibility may be affected in these areas, she said in a news alert bulletin.

Search Augusta jobs
Top headlines
Augusta VA supervisor sentenced to prison
In what the judge called a "tragic case," a former Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center supervisor was sentenced Thursday to 27 months in federal prison for making false statements in medical files.