Tag Archives: Prescribed Burns

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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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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