Open burning suspended for the Kenai Peninsula

Due to current and forecasted weather conditions, open burning is suspended on the Kenai Peninsula. This burn suspension includes the use of burn barrels. The area is currently under High Fire Danger. High winds and low relative humidities are forecasted increasing the potential for fire activity. Landowners are reminded to re-check any fires that they may have recently started to ensure complete extinguishment. This burn suspension will be in place as of 12:00 pm May 13, 2014.

CONTACT:
Alaska Division of Forestry – Kenai Kodiak Area
Darren Finley, Fire Prevention Officer, 907-260-4260, Darren.finley@alaska.gov

WEB LINK:
Fire information
http://akfireinfo.com
http://fire.ak.blm.gov

About Alaska Division of Forestry

Alaska Division of Forestry website: http://forestry.alaska.gov/ Mission: The Alaska Division of Forestry proudly serves Alaskans through forest management and wildland fire protection. The Wildland Fire and Aviation Program provides safe, cost-effective and efficient fire protection services and related fire and aviation management activities to protect human life and values on State, private and municipal lands. The wildland fire program cooperates with other wildland fire agencies on a statewide, interagency basis.

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