Crews doing controlled burn in West Vail
Vail, CO Colorado
VAIL, Colorado ” Crews will burn piles of downed lodgepole pines and aspen trees Wednesday and smoke may be heavy at times, authorities said.
The trees were cut as part of pine beetle management and wildfire fuel reduction projects that took place in in September 2005 and 2006, according to the town of Vail’s Web site.
The burn is being managed and paid for by the Forest Service and the town.