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Controlled Burn Planned for Today in Davis County

Controlled Burn Planned for Today in Davis County



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FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) -- The skies above Davis County may be full of smoke today. That's because wildlife officials are planning a prescribed burn.

Officials at the Division of Wildlife Resource say the man-made blaze is set to be ignited at 10:30 this morning in Farmington Bay, if the weather permits.

It's all part of an effort to get rid of a plant called phragmities.

Wildlife officials say the controlled burns could continue throughout the week as they burn the plants northward from Farmington Bay.

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Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune, http://www.sltrib.com

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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