Controlled burn exercise along Forestville Road set for Jan. 22

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 9:05am

The Wake Forest Fire Department (WFFD) will conduct a controlled burn exercise at 1009 Forestville Road, Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Site set up will begin at 7 a.m.

No lane closures will be in effect, but motorists are encouraged to proceed through the area with caution or take an alternate route.

The WFFD attempts to conduct controlled burns in a manner that minimizes smoke impact to nearby roadways and neighborhoods. However, heavy amounts of smoke and ash are expected. Residents and businesses adjacent to the area are encouraged to keep windows closed during the burn.

For more information, call the Wake Forest Fire Department at 919-556-1966.

Controlled Burn