Fort Benning having controlled burning today

Fort Benning is conducting a controlled burning today.

The burning is in the southern portion of the post.

Winds are favorable and smoke is not expected to escape post.

Prescribed burning helps prevent the occurrence of wildfires stemming frommilitary training activities. Firebreaks around impact areas are maintainedannually to contain any wildfires that may be triggered by munitions.

Community members may call 706-545-2237, for more information.