Charlotte Lighting ‘Controlled Burn’ This Morning


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: