Dubuque residents warned controlled burn may produce heavy smoke Wednesday

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) – Dubuque residents are being alerted about a controlled burn in the Lower Bee Branch Creek that may produce heavy smoke in the area throughout Wednesday [December 9]. The Dubuque Park Division said the burn will take place, weather permitting, in order to maintain wild growth in the creek and 16th Street Detention Basin area. Applied Ecological Services will be in charge of the operation, which will take place during the day.