Huge Plume of Smoke South of Tri-Cities Alarms Residents
It was a controlled burn near the Burbank area, but a lot of citizens were not aware of it.
A huge plume of smoke rose above the McNary Wildlife Refuge as researchers did a controlled burn.
According to reports, the burn was done to determine wind and smoke dispersement patterns for future burn activity in area.
The smoke pillar made it look closer than it was.