U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lewisville Fire Department to Conduct Controlled Burn at Lake Park Saturday

The Lewisville Fire Department will perform a controlled burn Saturday, Sept. 23, on a small part of Lake Park.

City officials said the burn is expected to start at about 1 p.m. in the bluebonnet field at Mill Street and Sandy Beach Road. South winds are expected to blow the smoke over Lewisville Lake and away from the adjacent neighborhood.

Sustained changes in the wind could delay the burn.

The burn is intended to help restore wildflower growth in the field, which will be seeded afterward by Lewisville Parks and Recreation Department. It also will be used as a training exercise by Lewisville Fire Department and several other nearby fire departments, and by parks personnel.

The land is part of Lewisville Lake Park, which is leased by the city from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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