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Posted on: January 11, 2016

[ARCHIVED] National Park Service to Conduct Prescribed Fire at Stones River National Battlefield

The Zone Fire Management Officer for the National Park Service has notified MFRD’s Fire Marshal Carl Peas that prescribed burns will be conducted at Stones River National Battlefield Tuesday, January 12 through Friday, January 15.

According to the “Prescribed Fire Plan,” the purpose of this prescribed fire is to help decrease risk of damaging wildfires, and help perpetuate the natural and cultural resource values for which the Stones River National Battlefield was established.