According to a press release, officials with the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, Angelina National Forest, have advised a prescribed burn located in the Boykin Springs Area, 2400 acres.

This burn will take place in Angelina & Jasper Counties located south of Zavalla.  The burn area is south of Hwy 63 and includes the Boykin Springs Recreation Area and a portion of the Sawmill Hiking trail. The recreation area will be closed today”.

Winds are predicted from the South @ 8, Gusting to 12 mph and drift smoke may be seen in the Black Forest, Caney Creek, and Broaddus areas. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Angelina Ranger District office (936) 897-1068