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Controlled burns under way

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HINESVILLE, GA (WTOC) -

Two controlled burns are going on Friday near Fort Stewart.  

The burns are near Fort Stewart's border with Glennville. A wind shift pushed some of the smoke into the Fort Stewart Garrison area.

Flames will be visible from GA Hwy 144 westbound due to a controlled burn that is 14 miles northwest of Fort Stewart's Building 1 and 4 miles west of Taylor Creek Fire Tower, according to the Fort Stewart Public Affairs Office.

The second controlled burn is 459 acres. Flames will not be visible from GA Hwy 144 westbound or GA Hwy. 119. The area is 14.7 miles northwest of Fort Stewart's Building 1 and 4.5 mi SW of Taylor Creek Fire Tower.  

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