ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – If you see signs of smoke and flames in Forest Park Tuesday, don't be alarmed.

A controlled burn will be happening today in the Kennedy Woods Savannah Nature Reserve area, which is off of Skinker between Clayton and Wydown.

Approximately 10 acres will burn between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The burn helps get rid of invasive species and thatch that grows.

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