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Forest Service Conducting Prescribed Fire Operations for North Short Mountain in Bath County

Contact(s): Elizabeth McNichols 540-839-2521

Location:  Area along Pads Creek Rd near Millboro, VA.

Date and Time:  Ignitian will begin on 04/13 and will be concluded before the end of the day.

Additional Information:  Smoke may be visible along route 39 in the Millboro area for the duration of the burn.

See map.

Learn why we conduct controlled burns.