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 noon Nov. 1 in live-fire training area 80 at Dalton Mountain here.

The burn is contingent upon weather conditions and is in conjunction with training a Soldier firefighting detail. LTA 80 is located between East Range Road and West Range Roads near the northern portion of the Installation.

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.