The Mecklenburg County Natural Resources staff has just announced that they will be setting another fire in Northwest Charlotte at the Latta Nature Preserve as part of a fire-preventing controlled burn.
The county sent out an alert noting that residents may see smoke around North Charlotte today between 11am and 2pm this afternoon:
“Mecklenburg County Natural Resources staff are conducting a controlled burn today beginning around 11 am at Latta Nature Preserve. Smoke will affect air quality in the downwind area for 2-3 hours. To reduce your exposure to smoke, stay indoors or avoid areas of heavy smoke.”
For more information on Mecklenburg County prescribed burns visit: meck.co/RXfire