No Need to Worry, That Smoke is a Control Burn
SANTA BARBARA,CA - May 7,2009: Smoke from Santa Barbara's Jesusita Fire darkens the sky along Holly Road above Mission canyon May 7, 2009. Calmer winds Thursday allowed firefighters to make progress controlling a fierce fire that destroyed dozens of homes after winds sent a wildfire surging into the Mission canyon neighorhood Wednesday evening.
Thursday, Jul 22, 2010 Updated at 2:45 PM PDT
The smoke you see in the South Bay is nothing to be alarmed about.
Smoke may be visible east of San Jose all day Thursday as a result of a controlled burn being conducted in Joseph D. Grant County Park until about 5 p.m.
Cal Fire and the Santa Clara County Department of Parks and Recreation are burning portions of the park to help control weeds, protect against larger wildfires, and enhance biodiversity.