Prescribed burn set for Tuesday near Wiggins

Prescribed burn set for Tuesday near Wiggins
The fire marshal will investigate the cause of the fire. (Photo source: WLOX)

STONE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - If you see smoke in Stone County Tuesday, don't be alarmed. Crews will be doing a prescribed burn on about 1,300 acres 10 miles east of Wiggins.

The burn will take place along New Zion Church Road and the Forest Service roads going into the burn will closed. A helicopter will be used to burn out the interior. Work is set to begin between 10 and 10:30am.

The prescribed burning season started Monday in Harrison County where 1,153 acres were burned.

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