Yosemite, CA — A prescribed burn is scheduled to start up this afternoon in Yosemite National Park.
Park officials say it will take around three days to burn the 220 acres of brush. The burn will be take place near the Big Oak Flat Entrance Station on Highway 120. Smoke from the burn may be visible throughout the park. This will be the first prescribed burn of the 2012 fire season in Yosemite National Park.