TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A number of area residents reached out to our newsroom to ask about a large plume of smoke rising to the east of Terre Haute.

The smoke could be seen from miles away surrounding the location with one viewer reporting seeing it from I-70 in Clay County while others in Terre Haute reported spotting it.

According to Indiana DNR, the smoke is the result of a prescribed burn at the Chinook Fish and Wildlife Area.