US Forest Service starts planned burn in Giles County and Bland - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

US Forest Service starts planned burn in Giles County and Bland County

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The US Forest Service says people along the Virginia-West Virginia border in Giles County and Bland County, can expect to see smoke from a prescribed burn that began Monday.

Crews will burn more than 4,000 acres of the Dismal section of national forest in Bland County, near the border with Giles County.  A helicopter may be used to help with the prescribed burn.

The burn is expected to take place in sections, over a three-day period.

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