Prescribed Burns

Glacier Park Wildfires See Stronger Winds

Unsettled weather is forecast for the next few days     WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Monday’s weather was a mix of good and bad news for firefighters working in Glacier National Park. Some rain fell in the West Glacier ...

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Hotter Weather Worsening U.S. Western Wildfires

Year with worst fires linked to hottest temps     By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer As temperatures rise in the U.S. West, so do the flames. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the ...

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Prescribed Burn Destroys 36 Homes in Florida

Burn in Eastpoint covered over 800 acres     BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUT, Associated Press EASTPOINT, Fla. (AP) — John Matthew Polous watched a “controlled-burn” fire for three days as it consumed foliage outside his tiny community on ...

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Lessons Learned: St. Sebastian Burnover 2014

Prescribed fire entrapment and burnover     Wildland Fire LLC – This video describes the events that took place on the St. Sebastian Prescribed Fire Entrapment and Burnover in Florida on February 24, 2004.

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Utah Wildfire Grows after Escaping Prescribed Burn

Prescribed burn grew out of control     SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire in central Utah fed by dry conditions and swift wind has consumed more than 10 square miles (26 square kilometers) and burned a cabin. The ...

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Prescribed Burn in New Hampshire Forest to Improve Habitat

Third attempt at prescribed burn in this area     FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) — A portion of the blueberry barrens atop New Hampshire’s Blue Job Mountain in Farmington will be set on fire to maintain important habitats and benefit a ...

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California Governor Signs Order to Reduce Wildfire Danger

Order seeks to double forest management practices to 500,000 acres     SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed an executive order on Thursday that aims to reduce the dangers of wildfires following some of the deadliest and most ...

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