Prescribed burn scheduled at Camp Swift

BASTROP COUNTY, Texas – People living in Bastrop County might see smoke Wednesday and Thursday in the area of Camp Swift, but this is part of a prescribed burn.

The Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management said Wednesday morning that the Texas A&M Forest Service will be burning a 275-acre unit on the south end of the Camp Swift National Guard base on July 5, and a 1,000-acre unit on July 6.

Both areas that will be burned are on the south end of the base.

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