April 30 Cannon Community

Prescribed burns scheduled for Melrose range — The 27th Special Operations Wing began conducting prescribed burns at Melrose Air Force Range April 28.

These fires reduce the amount of vegetation in the targeted areas and help reduce the risk of wildfires caused by training or by natural causes such as lightning.

Additional burns will occur within a 30-day time period only occur under optimum weather conditions.

For more information, call Rick Chandler at 784-6035.