(The following is a press release from the National Forests in Mississippi's De Soto Ranger District.)
De Soto Ranger District is planning 2 prescribed burns for today. We will be utilizing ground crews/firefighters and helicopters to accomplish both burns.
Burn unit 1361 will be 700 acres in Harrison county, near Success community and the Harrison Experimental Forest. It will be located on Forest Service Road H1. This road may be closed for a period of time today. Smoke will be visible from Blackwell Farm Road, Bethel Road, and old Hwy 67 (167).