Prescribed Burn Alert

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- On February 26, a prescribed burn will be conducted in Jones County.

The fire may cause people to see smoke in Bibb, Jones, Baldwin, Johnson, Twiggs, Washington, and Wilkinson counties.  The prescribed burn is being carried out by the Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge.

The prescribed burn is being carried out in order to reduce hazardous forest fire fuels and improve wildlife habitat.

The burn should be complete by 9:00 p.m.