Controlled burn across Lake Austin

Lake Travis Fire Rescue has been part of a prescribed burn across Lake Austin in the Common Ford Park today in the 78733 zip code.

It has lasted most of the afternoon with smoke filling the air. Such prescribed burns are conducted to try to prevent wildfires.

The City of Austin, Austin Fire Department and Firewise Community Representatives are part of this burn.

Photos by Shelley Spaulding

Photo by  Shelley Spaulding

Photo by  Shelley Spaulding