Controlled burns scheduled

The U.S. Air Force 27th Special Operations Wing has scheduled a prescribed burn at Melrose Bombing Range to clear vegetation in targeted areas and help decrease the risk of wildfires, according to a news release from Cannon Air Force Base.

The burn is set for Thursday if weather conditions permit. If weather conditions aren’t favorable then, the burnwill be Saturday, according to the release.

Information: 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs at 784-4131.