Controlled burn planned for Oak Mountain State Park

Alabama State ParksPELHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — If you see plumes of smoke coming from Oak Mountain, it may be part of a planned burn scheduled to happen soon in the area. The Alabama State Parks division and the State Forestry Commission will be conducting a controlled burn at Oak Mountain and Wind Creek State Parks from Wednesday through March 13th, weather permitting.

Burns will range in size from four acres to 36 acres. Crews will work to make sure everyone in the area is safe, and that the smoke does not get out of control.

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