EGLIN — A prescribed burn will take place on the reservation today, a base press release indicates.

The burn is scheduled for tactical training area B70C. It will involve 1,300 acres in the western portion of the reservation, north of Range Road 660, east of range road 721, south of range road 213 and west of range road 253.

Northerly winds are expected to carry the smoke to about 3,000, with minimal smoke impacts to sensitive areas.