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Eglin conducting prescribed burn

Gannett Florida staff reports
The Destin Log

EGLIN — A prescribed burn is being conducted by Eglin Air Force Base on the reservation in the vicinity of Crestview.

According to a statement from the base, the burn is taking place in Tactical Training areas I-10, I-25, I-27 and I-28.

It involves 4,900 acres on the western part of the reservation, south of Range Road 211, west of State Road 85, north of Range Road 213 and east of the 7th Special Forces compound.

Transport winds are out of the east with a mixing height of 3,700 feet.

Smoke impacts should be minimal.

Friends of the Daily News on Facebook have already shared several photos of the smoke, which is quite visible.