UPDATE: The burn has been completed in the Towar Gardens neighborhood.
ORIGINAL STORY: The Meridian Township Fire Department will be in control of a prescribed burn scheduled this afternoon in the Towar Gardens neighborhood.
Ingham County drain commissioner Pat Lindemann will conduct the burn between 12:00 – 7:00 pm, today.
Officials want the public to be aware that if they see smoke in the area, to not be alarmed.
Linderman says, this area will thrive better after the controlled burn, which targets the early season invasive and non-native vegetation.