Smoke will likely be visible from Kaslo, with a prescribed burn in the Keen Creek area

Residents may see smoke in the Keen Creek area, west of Kaslo over the next while.

The BC Wildfire Service is planning to conduct an 8.5 hectare prescribed burn, which may begin as early as today.

The burn will help reduce wildfire threats and prepare the area for replanting.

Smoke may be visible from South Fork, Kaslo, Highway 31A and surrounding areas.

Trained BC Wildfire Service personnel will monitor the fire at all times.