The Mecklenburg County Natural Resources staff has just announced that they will be setting the Gar Creek Nature Preserve on fire today 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 12pm and 3pm this afternoon:
“Mecklenburg County Natural Resources staff are conducting a controlled burn today beginning around noon at Gar Creek 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