Smoky conditions in south Columbus today are due to a prescribed burn on Fort Benning, officials say.
Fort Benning public affairs spokesperson Elsie Jackson said they are burning about 400 acres in the Harmony Church and Kelley Hill areas, about a half-mile from Highway 27. The winds shifted and blew the smoke in another direction.
Jackson said the scheduled burn was a "good size," but not the largest the post has ever done.
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