Prescribed burn scheduled for Wayne, Jones counties

Prescribed burn scheduled for Wayne, Jones counties
The United States Forest Service, Chickasawhay Ranger District will conduct the burn about five miles east of Ovett and it will total 1,353 acres. (Source: AP Photo/John Locher, File)

LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) - A prescribed burn will be done in parts of Wayne and Jones counties Wednesday.

The United States Forest Service, Chickasawhay Ranger District will conduct the burn about five miles east of Ovett and it will total 1,353 acres.

Forrest Service Roads 202, 220, 205, 221A and the Little Tiger ATV Trail will be affected, as the trail will be closed.

Citizens are recommended to use caution in the area.

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