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Burns at Fort Carson planned as of April 1


Last updated 3/25/2020 at 6:34am

Prescribed burns will be conducted on Fort Carson training areas and Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site by the Directorates of Emergency Services and Public Works Conservation Branch beginning the week of April 1 and continuing intermittently until April 15.

The installation prescribed burn program is critical in reducing the potential for wildland fires and will only be conducted if weather conditions are favorable, officials said.

The burns are accomplished to facilitate military training within maneuver and training areas. They are carefully planned and executed to reduce heavy vegetation that...

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