The Randall County Fire Department and Panhandle Regional Interagency Wildfire Academy will be conducting a prescribed burn in south Amarillo On Thursday, November 21st.

Approximately 80 acres have been prepared for the burn, which will take place along Loop 335 between Washington and Osage Street during the day.

If weather conditions do not permit the burn on the above date, tentative makeup dates are November 23rd and 24th.

This burn is being conducted in a joint effort to improve local preparedness by first responders in mitigating wildfires that are unique to our geographical area.

The list of agencies includes but may not be limited to Randall County Fire Department, Amarillo Fire Department, Borger Fire Department, Texas A&M Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and the National Parks Service.