Prescribed Fire Set For Craig, Montgomery Counties

Blacksburg, VA - The US Forest Service has issued an alert of residents in Craig and Montgomery Counties for a prescribed burn set for Wednesday.

Residents in and around the Caldwell Fields area, which is along Craigs Creek Road, will likely see and smell the effects of the burn.

In all 580 acres of the George Washington/Jefferson National Forest will be torched.

Travelers on Route 42 and State Road 621 should be extra cautious due to potential heavy smoke.