Alaska Division of Forestry and Fire Protection (DOF) firefighters are making good progress burning piles of black spruce slash in fuel breaks in the area of Goldstream and Waterford roads. A crew of eight firefighters started last Thursday and, taking… Read More ›
A pre-planned burn of available fuels under a controlled environment was successfully completed at the Kenny and Patti Barber Shooting Range located on Maud Road on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022. The grasses and brush that often surround these types of… Read More ›
Personnel could start ignitions as early as Thursday The Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS) and U.S. Army Alaska (USARAK) will soon implement multiple prescribed fires on military training lands in Interior Alaska. Burning could begin as… Read More ›
Burn operations planned on military training lands in Fairbanks North Star Borough to reduce wildfire threat
Starting as early as Saturday, the Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS), in cooperation with U.S. Army Alaska (USARAK), could start setting prescribed fires on Fort Wainwright and the Yukon Training Area (YTA) to reduce the likelihood of… Read More ›
Starting as early as Saturday, BLM AFS and USARAK will implemented prescribed fire in the DTA to reduce the wildfire threat near Delta Junction. Rx burns are fires that are intentionally set under controlled conditions to remove dry and dead grass and to lower the risk that wildfires could impact nearby communities.
Update on Feb. 21, 2020: BLM Alaska Fire Service personnel completed burning woody debris piles in the Donnelly Training Area West (DTAW) between Feb. 9-12. They were able to burn the remaining 54 large, machine-built piles on the far west… Read More ›
The Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS), in cooperation with the U.S. Army Alaska (USARAK), will be burning piles of woody debris on the Donnelly Training Area south of Delta Junction and the Gerstle River Training Area… Read More ›