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Controlled burn conducted in Laurens County

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A controlled burn was conducted in Laurens County on Wednesday. (April 23, 2014/FOX Carolina) A controlled burn was conducted in Laurens County on Wednesday. (April 23, 2014/FOX Carolina)
(April 23, 2014/FOX Carolina) (April 23, 2014/FOX Carolina)
LAURENS COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The South Carolina Forestry Commission conducted acontrolled burn off of Ridge Road in the Whitmire area of Laurens county on Wednesday.

FOX Carolina viewers reporting seeing smoke from several miles away from the fire.

The controlled burn helps keep down the fuel on the forest floor to stopuncontrolled brush fires from spreading, and to promote growth of new trees.

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