Tyndall conducts prescribed burn Saturday

Officials say the burn is 1800 acres and is being closely monitored. (WJHG/WECP)

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Tyndall Air Force Base is conducting a prescribed burn Saturday near Redfish Point.

Officials say the burn is 1800 acres and is being closely monitored.

Prescribed burns are fires that are intentionally set to help reduce hazardous fuel buildups, according to the Florida Forest Service.

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