Tag Archives: Bureau of Land Management

Tanker Pilot Dies in Crash While Fighting Idaho Wildfire

Schill Fire burning near Emmett, Idaho     BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a firefighter died after his single-engine air tanker crashed while he was fighting a small fire in southwestern Idaho Tuesday evening. The Bureau of Land Management ...

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Colorado Wildfire Burns on BLM Land

Pine Gulch Fire has burned 1,500 acres to date GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire burning mostly federal land 18 miles (29 kilometers) north of Grand Junction was caused by a lightning strike, officials said. The fire started Friday ...

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Chainsaw Training for BLM Firefighters Ahead of Fire Season

Sharpening up their skills     Idaho News 6 -Thanks to a unique partnership with Twin Falls Parks and Rec and the Rock Creek Initiative, the firefighters have a change to sharpen up their chainsaw skills in a real world ...

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Wildfire Plan Approved with Over 400 Miles of Idaho Fuel Breaks

The area has seen five massive wildfires since 2012     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have approved a plan to prevent giant rangeland wildfires in southwestern Idaho by clearing vegetation along 435 miles (700 ...

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Wildfire Plan Eyes 1,000 Miles of New Fuel Breaks

400-foot wide breaks connected in three states     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A plan to help in the battle against devastating wildfires creates fuel breaks 400 feet (120 meters) wide along 987 miles (1,600 ...

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Hiring: Forestry Technician (Fire, Assistant Engine Captain), BLM, Montana

Deadline: June 30, 2020     Summary BLM is seeking individuals to serve as Forestry Techs (Assistant Engine Captains) with the BLM, North Central Montana District Office, Division of Fire Management.   Currently we have one vacancy in Zortman, MT and ...

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Hiring: Forestry Technician (Helitack Squad Boss), BLM, Rawlins, WY

Deadline March 17, 2020     Summary Explore a new career with the BLM – where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit our website. This position is located in Rawlins, Wyoming. ...

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Montana Wildfire Human-Caused

BLM says fire in Little Rockies has burned 17 square miles   HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Bureau of Land Management law enforcement officers are investigating the July fire burning south of Fort Belknap Indian Reservation as a suspected human-caused fire. ...

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Federal Wildfire Sage Brush Plan Moves to Trump Administration

New plan is expected to continue after Obama administration ends   KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A new wildfire-fighting plan to protect a wide swath of sagebrush country in the Western U.S. that supports cattle ranching and ...

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