Burn might yield smoke over area

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Smoke might be seen across the area today because of a planned burn of vegetation and brush at Fort Gordon.

The Wildland Fire Team at the post will conduct a prescribed burn of 650 acres beginning at 10:45 a.m. today – in Burn Units 4301 and 4302 – located in Training Area 43, authorities said.

Smoke may be visible off post.

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Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 03/07/13 - 11:58 am
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Usually

You usually do have smoke where there is fire.

Sweet son
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Sweet son 03/07/13 - 12:48 pm
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Heard the local airplanes talking to the Augusta control tower

about all of the smoke the other day. It must be a pretty good show at a couple of thousand feet!

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soapy_725 03/07/13 - 04:30 pm
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Citizens cannot burn particularly in dry or high wind situations
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The government can burn whenever they choose. Burn baby burn. No air quality restrictions either. Asthmatic children take cover. Seal up your doors and windows.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 03/07/13 - 04:32 pm
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Pam says there is not threat.
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CC will furnish primatine mist inhalers at the health department. If you have enough air to get to the facility. Pam knows a thing about large clouds of hazardous smoke.

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