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Prescribed burn at Vance airfield

VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – There will be a scheduled prescribed burn on sections of Vance’s airfield March 16, 2019. The burn is scheduled to start at approximately 8:30 a.m. Saturday and is expected to conclude around 8:30 p.m.

Prescribed burns are conducted to reduce the likelihood of aircraft bird strikes, and are considered integral to flight safety.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Public Affairs at (580) 213-5250 or via e-mail at 71ftw.pa@us.af.mil.