US Forest Service Conducting Controlled Burn In Croatan National Forest

If you see some smoke in the area of the Croatan National Forest in Jones County, there’s no need to panic.

The NC Forest Service says that the US Forest Service is conducting a prescribed burn for close to 800 acres near Maysville on Sunday.

Officials say the goal of these controlled burns is to reduce the hazards and fuels on the forest floor.

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