NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ANG) -- The Arkansas National Guard Engineering & Environmental Office will conduct a prescribed burn over approximately 15 acres of land on Camp Robinson Maneuver Training Center in North Little Rock, Ark. beginning at about 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, and will last until approximately 4 p.m.
The prescribed burn will be located in the posts central cantonment area and include the running track facility and south perimeter of the golf course.
The intent of the burn is to clear out underbrush and overgrowth around old concrete foundation structures from previously removed old World War !!-era warehouse and storage facilities. The concrete is scheduled to be removed and the area re-landscaped in the next month.
The Post firefighters and environmental personnel will monitor the activity, and adjacent fire departments are notified as a precaution to ensure public safety for areas neighboring the post.