Prescribed burn scheduled today at Jockey’s Ridge entrance

A prescribed burn earlier this year at Jockey’s Ridge. [Photo courtesy Friends of Jockey’s Ridge]

Don’t be alarmed if you see smoke in the area later today.

Nags Head Police say a small prescribed burn is scheduled between 12-1 p.m. near the entrance to Jockey’s Ridge State Park.

The burn shouldn’t take more than a couple hours, police say.

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