USFS conducting controlled burn in Angelina National Forest

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Rangers with the U.S. Forest Service will be conducting a 70-acre controlled burn in Compartment 52 of the Angelina National Forest Wednesday.

According to an e-mail from the U.S. Forest Service, residents near the burn area were personally contacted by USFS personnel and informed about the controlled burn. If no personal contact was possible, they left letters informing the residents of their intentions.

The Angelina National Forest is one of four National Forests in Texas. The 153,179-acre National Forest includes Angelina, Nacogdoches, San Augustine, and Jasper counties.

For more information, contact Jason Engle, the acting district ranger for the Angelina National Forest, at (936) 897-1068.

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