Staff from the Town of Southern Pines Fire and Public Works departments will be conducting a controlled burn in Reservoir Park and the park will be closed during that time. The burn will take place one day during the week of February 27th through March 2nd. The precise day is not known at this time, but will be confirmed once weather and wind conditions are determined to be safe and appropriate. Approximately 12 acres of the park will be burned and it is not anticipated that the park will be closed for more than one day. To learn more about a prescribed burn and why it's especially important in the Sandhills, please read more.