Prescribed Burns

Fort Huachuca, Arizona Prescribed Burn

Burn training includes possibly finding unexploded ordinance     U.S. Army Fort Huachuca In this Fort Report, a Prescribed Burn is performed on the mountains and ranges with dense vegetation to reduce fire risk and ensure military training continues at ...

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New Mexico Lawmakers Consider Prescribed Fire Measure

Clarifying liability and creating certification for private landowners     SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s energy and natural resources agency is putting its support behind legislation that it says would clear the way for more prescribed fires as ...

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11 Prescribed Burns Planned Around Lake Tahoe

Removing excess vegetation and slash piles     RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service and its partners plan nearly a dozen prescribed fire operations around Lake Tahoe this week to help clear out underbrush that can fuel wildfires. ...

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Part of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

689 acres in Cades Cove     ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Officials with the National Park Service say a prescribed burn is scheduled for a portion of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park beginning this weekend. A news release from ...

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Easing Fires Not as Simple as Climate Change vs. Forest Work

Presidential visit highlights divide on how to reduce forest fires     By ANDREW SELSKY and ADAM BEAM Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Deadly West Coast wildfires are dividing President Donald Trump and the states’ Democratic leaders over how ...

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Camp Pendleton Prescribed Burn

Improving habitat on the base     Camp Pendleton – Firefighters with the Camp Pendleton Fire Department conduct a prescribed burn in the Juliet Training Area on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, May 23, 2020. Firefighters with CPFD are ...

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LODD Anniversary: Career Federal Fire Fighter Dies from Injuries Sustained at Arizona Prescribed Burn

Remember the fallen with lessons learned     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program On May 14, 2003, a career federal fire fighter (the victim) was severely burned while working at a prescribed burn operation. The prescribed burn ...

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Hundreds Evacuated from Florida Panhandle Wildfires

Multiple structures lost in one 2,000-acre fire     PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Wildfires raging in the Florida Panhandle have forced nearly 500 people to evacuate from their homes, authorities said. One wildfire that broke out Monday afternoon in Santa ...

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National Forest Service Begins Prescribed Burns in Kentucky

Reducing dry fuels in Land Between the Lakes     GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — National Forest Service wildfire officials will start conducting seasonal prescribed burns Friday at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, officials said. Crews will burn ...

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Massachusetts Sets Record Number of Prescribed Burns

All burns were on lands open to the public     BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts wildlife officials have carried out a record number of controlled burns in the state this year. During 2019, the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife ...

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