Tag Archives: Prescribed Burns

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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Prescribed Burns Planned for White Mountain National Forest

Fuel reduction efforts in New Hampshire     ALBANY, N.H. (AP) — Sections of the White Mountain National Forest will be set on fire in the next few weeks, depending on the weather. Such prescribed burns help improve habitat for ...

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Prescribed Burn Escapes Containment in New Mexico

Fire near Grants has burned nearly 300 acres     GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — Cibola National Forest officials say a prescribed fire near Grants has escaped its containment and is now a wildfire that has burned an estimated 300 acres. ...

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Forest Service to Burn 200 to 600 Acres in Vermont

Prescribed burn in the Green Mountain National Forest     RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says between 200 and 600 acres in the Green Mountain National Forest are going to be burned with prescribed fires as part ...

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Prescribed Burn in Michigan Wildlife Refuge

Burn planned to reduce phragmites     ESTRAL BEACH, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is planning a prescribed burn this spring to reduce an invasive, reedy plant in part of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. ...

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New Jersey Forest Fire Workers Discover Skeletal Remains

Remains found during a prescribed burn   JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — State forest fire staffers setting fires for a controlled burn have found skeletal remains in a wooded area of southern New Jersey. Ocean County prosecutors say the remains ...

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