Georgia Forestry Commission says It's Time to Start Prescribed Burning

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Because of unseasonably warm weather, the Georgia Forestry Commission is urging land owners to start prescribed burning now to lower the wildfire danger later.

Tuesday Forestry Commission Rangers burned 200 acres along U-S 19 in South Dougherty County. Rangers say undergrowth in forests got an early start this year, so they urge landowners to get their prescribed burn schedule underway.

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