Why is there smoke in Fort Mill?

If you see smoke near Fort Mill today, don’t panic.

The Fort Mill Fire Department is conducting a controlled burn Thursday morning near the Field Trial Barn at the Anne Springs Close Greenway.

The Fort Mill Fire Department is publicizing the planned burn to reduce the number of calls the sight of smoke is likely to produce in the Fort Mill area.

The burn will be conducted between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. There may be some lingering smoke in the area after the planned ending time of 3 p.m.