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Controlled Burn Used to Improve Game Lands in Schuylkill County
RYAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Hundreds of acres were on fire Wednesday in Schuylkill County, but this was all by design. It's a tactic used to help wildlife thrive. If you were traveling along Interstate 81 near Mahanoy City, you may have seen a large cloud of smoke and what appeared to be a big brush fire.