Slash pile burning near Dubois today

Slash Pile burning - image from the National Weather Service

It’s not a new forest fire. Rather, the Bureau of Land Management is burning some slash piles today in the Upper Country.

With ideal weather conditions to limit fire growth potential, the slash piles west of Dubois, south of Highway 26/287 will be burned today. Smoke may be visible in the area. Fire crews will remain on scene to monitor the piles and ensure public safety

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