Two wildfires contained at Fort Benning

Two wildfires contained at Fort Benning

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) – There are currently two wildfires burning on post at Fort Benning.

The fires are contained but will be continuously monitored. East winds are predicted and all areas of Fort Benning can expect haze and smoke for the next few days.

Smoke will drift towards the west in the direction of east and south Columbus. As winds slow down during the night, Harmony Church Cantonment area may be affected by smoke.

Smoke will also move towards Lawson Army Airfield and South main post. Strong winds may cause flair-up resulting in greater smoke output.

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