Controlled burn at Fort Gordon causes heavy smoke across area
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Richmond County dispatchers and Columbia County fire officials tell News 12 the heavy smoke people were spotting around Richmond and Columbia counties was from a controlled burn at Fort Gordon on Saturday.
Columbia Country Fire officials say weather conditions have kept the smoke low in the air, causing a thick layer to hang over a large area.
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