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Controlled burn at J.D. Murphree Wildlife Refuge produces smoke over Mid and South County
JEFFERSON COUNTY - A controlled burn at the J.D. Murphree Wildlife Refuge is producing black smoke over parts of Mid and South Jefferson County.
PAPD Deputy Chief John Owens is the city's Emergency Management Coordinator. He tells KFDM News Texas Parks and Wildlife started the annual controlled burn at about 9 a.m. Monday. It's scheduled to end today.
He said the 200 acre controlled burn is causing black smoke over parts of the area.