Officials: Smoke seen in Upstate from controlled burn in Ga. - FOX Carolina 21

Officials: Smoke seen in Upstate from controlled burn in Ga.

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PICKENS, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Residents of several Upstate towns are reporting lots of smoke, but officials say the fire is not even in South Carolina.

A Pickens County Forestry Service spokesperson said a controlled burn in Georgia is causing smoke to be seen in towns throughout Pickens and Oconee County.

Forestry service workers said the smoke has traveled across Lake Hartwell from a controlled burn done by the US Forestry Services.

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