On Sunday morning, Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service employee Hudson Plass inspected the Mooseheart Crew so it could be made available for its next fire assignment of the 2022 season. The inspection ensured that the crew had all… Read More ›
First of seven BLM AFS Type 2 contract crews available for wildfire response
The Mooseheart Crew with assembly points in Minto and Tanana got the honor of being the first of seven BLM Alaska Fire Service Type 2 contract crews available for the 2022 Alaska Fire Season.
BLM innovates rural Alaska wildland firefighting and keeps traditions alive
BLM AFS Type 2 contract crews are predominately made up of Alaska Natives whose families have spent generations working on emergency firefighting hand crews in Alaska, supplementing agency employee crews.
BLM AFS awards three contracts for Alaska village-based Type 2 wildland firefighting crews in Western Alaska
The Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS) awarded three contracts for additional Type 2 wildland firefighting hand crews based in Western Alaska villages. The contractors selected will base crews in the Galena Fire Management Zone that covers most of Western Alaska.
Solicitation period opens for BLM Alaska Fire Service Type 2 firefighting contract crews in Western Alaska
Potential contractors have until April 26 to submit proposals The Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS) is accepting contract proposals for Type 2 wildland firefighting hand crews based in Western Alaska villages for the 2021 fire season…. Read More ›