Prescribed burn off of Hwy 231 causing smoke across Stevens County Fire Dist. 1

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LOON LAKE, Wash. — Stevens County Fire District 1 said the The Dept. of Natural Resources has a prescribed burn off of Hwy 231, just north of Hwy 291 that is causing smoke.

The fire district said on its Facebook page there is now a weather inversion causing smoke issues across all of the district and beyond.

Crews checked on it and found no concerns. The smoke will linger as the inversion settles in, keeping it from rising away from the ground.