Forest burn to cover nearly 3,000 acres in Wayne and Jones counties

Forest burn to cover nearly 3,000 acres in Wayne and Jones counties
Tuesday's prescribed burn in the Chickasawhay Ranger District will cover nearly 3,000 acres in two counties. (Source: Colin Baillie)

LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) _The United States Forest Service’s Chickasawhay Ranger District will be expanding its prescribed burn program into Jones County Tuesday,

The Tuesday burn will cover 2,938 acres in Wayne and Jones counties, and will affect Forest Service roads 202, 220, 242 and 201.

The public is advised to use caution in the area.

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