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Controlled burn Thursday near Miramar

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Smoke and flames may be visible from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Thursday as military firefighters take part in a brush-clearing controlled burn.

The prescribed fire is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the eastern reaches of the installation, south of Scripps Ranch, according to the base's public-affairs offic

The burn, a method of reducing wildfire risks at and near the air station, is not expected to create any visibility or air-quality problems in surrounding communities.

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