Controlled burn held at MCAS Miramar
Burn in preparation for 2012 Miramar Air Show
Last Updated: 440 days ago
SAN DIEGO -
Plumes of smoke may be visible over Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Saturday as military firefighters burn off brush.
The prescribed fires in the area of the station's airfield will take place over a six-hour period, beginning about 9 a.m., according to the USMC officials.
The operation is part of the base's preparations for the 2012 Miramar Air Show, scheduled for Oct. 12-14.
No visibility restrictions are expected in surrounding areas.
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