Prescribed Burns Scheduled at Bessey Ranger District, near Halsey

HALSEY–Prescribed burns are scheduled for Tuesday at the Nebraska National Forest at HalseyBessey Ranger District, beginning at 10 a.m. Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands (NNFG) representative Tedd Teahon told KCNI/KBBN the burn is scheduled for 1,046 acres. If time allows, an additional 460 acres will be burned.

According to the NNFG, “prescribed fires are managed with firefighter and public safety as the first priority.”

Smoke may be visible in some areas off of Highway 2.