The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

February 27, 2014

Controlled burn sends smoke across county lines

By Shannon Beamon, Staff Writer

Thursday, February 27, 2014 — The U.S. Forest Service is conducting a controlled burn in the Uwharrie National Forest in Montgomery County. A westward wind has blown smoke from the fire across the eastern portion of Stanly County. The burn is part of the Forest Service's regular schedule and at this time is not reported to be out of control.