Prescribed burn planned Thursday in York/Nelson area

INDEPENDENT RECORD

The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest is planning to have a 100-300 acre prescribed burn Thursday in the York/Nelson area (northeast of Helena).

Conditions will be evaluated in the morning and a go/no go decision will be made, forest officials said.  If this burn proceeds, smoke may be visible from Helena to the northeast in the Big Belt Mountains.

The forest service said it will keep people updated on its Facebook page at https://www.fs.usda.gov/hlcnf

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