FORT HOOD, Texas — The Directorate of Public Works Natural & Cultural Resources Management Branch along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Balcones National Wildlife Refuge is conducting a prescribed burn operation beginning at 10 a.m. ¬†June 3 in training area 62.

The burn is contingent upon weather conditions. TA 62 is located on the northwest side of the installation, off of Royalty Ridge Rd. and Old Georgetown Rd.

The burn will produce large quantities of smoke due to accumulated grasses, weeds, and brush. Fire & Emergency Services and the Directorate of Public Works will have adequate manpower and equipment on the scene to carry out the prescribed burn in a safe and efficient manner.