Chickasaw National Recreation Area started a series of prescribed burns on February 1. As of Friday approximately 2,180 acres have been treated with prescribed fire in the Five Lakes, Hunting, Point, and Golf Course areas. Fire managers plan to continue burning in the South Boundary area as long as conditions are favorable. They anticipate completing ignitions by the end of the month. Approximately 2,700 total acres will be treated as part of this project.