RICHMOND, Va. — Is there a smell of smoke in the air where you live? A controlled burn near Aylett might be the source of the smoky smell.
“Hanover County Fire-EMS Department has received a number of calls today for service related to smoke investigations in the east end of Hanover, specifically the Studley Area,” a Hanover Fire spokesperson posted on social media. “Multiple units have been in the area and were unable to locate a fire incident within the jurisdictional boundaries of Hanover County. Fire & EMS has been made aware of a large controlled burn in King & Queen County that is resulting in smoke drifting into both King William County and eastern Hanover County. At this time, there is no danger to the public.”
CBS 6 reporter Greg McQuade captured images of the controlled burn while in Aylett on another assignment.
Other staff members reported being able to smell smoke in western Henrico.
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