RALEIGH: Prescribed burns planned at Falls Lake - WNCN: News, Weather

No need to call 911, prescribed burns planned at Falls Lake

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Prescribed burns are planned for the Falls Lake State Recreation Area beginning in March and lasting through May. Specific dates will depend on weather conditions. 

The prescribed burns will conducted in both Wake and Durham counties on approximately 300 acres. Some visitor areas and trails may be closed temporarily during the burns.

Prescribed burns are used as a resource management tool. On the days the burns occur, the burn will begin in the late morning and will end by mid-afternoon.


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