POSTED: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 8:43pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 8:49pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Smoke in Baton Rouge-area Wednesday, March 20 was coming from controlled burns in Mississippi.
A spokesperson with the Department of Agriculture said three large burns were started earlier in the afternoon. Smoke made its way into the city during the late evening.
The fires are out, so the smoke should subside as the evening goes on.