Community Notice: Wildfire on Ft. Benning contained

Community Notice: Wildfire on Ft. Benning contained

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - A wildfire occurred Tuesday, Nov. 1 at Ruth Range in the north central area of Fort Benning.

The wildfire is completely contained, but will continue to put smoke into the atmosphere throughout Tuesday and on Wednesday.

Winds are forecasted from the east Tuesday and Wednesday. Smoke should not affect anything other than the immediate areas during the day.

This wildfire may affect the Upatoi Creek drainage toward Sandhill and Victory Drive / I-185 area, and the Bull Creek drainage toward Schatulga Road and Columbus Technology Park areas.

Smoke should be light in these areas Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

For more information, call the Public Affairs Office. You may also visit the Smoke and Sound website here for maps and other information on prescribed burns and training.

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