Controlled burn scheduled to take place next week in Ocean Pines

OCEAN PINES, Md. – A controlled burn is scheduled for Tuesday, October 12th, near the Ocean Pines South Gate.

We’re told this burn is expected to cause noticeable smoke in the area for several days. Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department Chief Steve Grunewalk says the fire will help get rid of materials collected over the summer at the Ocean Pines Public Works yard, such as yard waste.

The burn is expected to start at around 4 p.m. Tuesday. Grunewald says there may be visible smoke in the area for 48 to 72 hours.

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