Tag Archives: Prescribed Burns

President Trump Visits California Wildfire Sites

“We’ve never seen anything like this in California,”     By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV ...

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President Trump Takes Aim at California Wildfire Management

President blames forestry management     President Donald Trump blamed California again for its horrific wildfire season Wednesday and threatened to withhold federal fire assistance from the state. Speaking at a cabinet meeting, Trump lashed out at California’s forestry management ...

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Oregon Controlled Burns: Can More Fires Create Less Smoke?

Roughly 165,000 acres a year have been treated with controlled burns   \ By KATE WILIAMS, The Oregonian/OregonLive About 30 members of the crew stood in the morning still of the forest as Katie Sauerbrey laid out the plans for ...

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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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