Thursday, April 11, 2019

Prescribed Burn is Scheduled near Tamaqua on Thursday

(04/11/19) The Pennsylvania Game Commission has scheduled a prescribed burn in Walker Township on Thursday.

According to the Game Commission, a 280-acre Prescribed Fire (aka Controlled Burn) will take place on State Game Lands 257 in Walker Township near Tamaqua on Thursday, April 11th, 2019.

The burn is being conducted to maintain the fire dependent oak forests that are found on SGL 257.

Smoke may be visible while traveling on Routes 309 & 443 near the borough of Tamaqua between the hours of 10:00am and 6:00pm.

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