Controlled burn will lead to hazy Marin skies

August 6, 2011 1:04:10 PM PDT
Firefighters warn Marin County residents near Tomales there will be smoky skies throughout today because of a controlled burn.

The Marin County Fire Department with Cal Fire and the Tomales Volunteer Fire Company will conduct a planned burning operation from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to eradicate goat grass, Marin County fire officials said.

Firefighters will burn about 5 acres near Burbank Lane, just northeast of the Tomales and south of Fallon-Two Rock Road.