Tag Archives: Prescribed Burns

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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Fire Crews Burn 84 Acres of Louisiana Refuge

Prescribed burn to help longleaf pine trees   SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Fire crews have burned a small section of a wildlife refuge to benefit longleaf pine trees, which require periodic fires to thrive, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

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