There is a prescribed burn planned in Jackson County for Wednesday, April 3rd on the Hoosier National Forest. Implementation of this burn is dependent on weather and current conditions in order to proceed.
The Hoosier NF plans to burn 658 acres in Fork Ridge today, Wednesday, April 3rd. The burn is located in Jackson County (specifically: 9398 N. Co.Rd. 800 W – Norman , IN)
They plan to use hand and aerial ignition (ignition to begin between noon -1300 est).
The purposes of this burn is fuels reduction and oak-hickory regeneration. View the attached location map for more information.