DENVER (CBS4) – Firefighters are conducting a prescribed burn at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Friday.
The burn is scheduled to last from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Counties Prepare Local COVID Dials As State COVID Dial Is Set To Expire
Smoke can already been seen in many parts of the Denver metro area.READ MORE: GoFundMe Set Up For Brad Brubaker's Family, Victim In Denver Highland's Crash
Approximately 500 acres north and east of the visitor center will be burned to improve habitat conditions and reduce invasive species.MORE NEWS: Marijuana Delivery & Consumption Clubs Closer To Being Approved By Denver City Council
The Discovery and Legacy Trails will be closed for the burn operations, but are scheduled to reopen Saturday.