Wildland Fire Field Day to be held at Pickett State Forest

Wildland Fire Field Day at Pickett State Forest will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 10.

The field day will feature Smokey Bear, wildland fire equipment, brief talks on wildland fire and the benefits of controlled burning, and the main event of a live controlled burn with live narration of the burn.

The event will be held at Watson Branch field at the intersection of Watson Branch Road and Divide Road. Watson Branch Road is across from the Pickett State Park Office at 4605 Pickett State Park Highway in Jamestown.

No special clothing or protective gear is needed to attend. Those with sensitivity to smoke may want to bring an appropriate mask.

For more information contact Russell Fulcher at 931-218-9039 or Russell.Fulcher@tn.gov.