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Controlled burn taking place at Paso Robles Airport Sunday, smoke may be visible nearby

Posted at 10:23 AM, Nov 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 13:23:37-05

The Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services will be conducting a control/training burn at the Paso Robles Municipal Airport Sunday.

The burn is schedule from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and smoke could be visible in the surrounding areas.

In a press release, Battalion Chief Scott Hallett said, "The cooler weather and increased relative humidity, has created an opportunity to finalize the burning and live fire training that was scheduled prior to a very busy fire season."

Two fire engines, one squad and one Battalion Chief will be partaking in the exercise along with resources from Cal Fire SLO.