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As rain soaks Alaska, state's wildland firefighters head south

...state. The Gannett Glacier and White Mountain crews are on their way to northcentral Washington. Nearly 100 Alaska Division of Forestry overhead personnel, supervisory positions, managers and crew members have been ordered to fires that are occurring...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/rain-soaks-alaska-states-wildland-fi
Outdoors
State reminds residents of Fourth of July Fire prevention

...to burn debris, visit http://forestry.alaska.gov/burn and adhere to burn permit stipulations.The Alaska Division of Forestry would like to remind those who plan on setting off fireworks during the upcoming weekend that you may be breaking...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/state-reminds-residents-fourth-july-
Outdoors
Boreal forests burning at historic rate

...intensity of the fires have increased in just the past decade, said state forester Chris Maisch, director of the Alaska Division of Forestry."We're observing change," Maisch said. "There's no doubt about it."People in Alaska's interior...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-30/boreal-forests-burning-historic-rate
State
Urban forestry conference set for Sept. 20-21 in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Division of Forestry is pleased to announce the conference, "The Urban Forest of Tomorrow: Planning for Clean Air, Water, and Habitat" will be...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-08-30/urban-forestry-conference-set-sept-2
Outdoors
Weather aids crews in fighting border fire

...want that fire moving up and down that highway all summer long," said Tom Kurth, fire management officer for Alaska Division of Forestry. "There's a lot of traffic moving up and down there."

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051705/sta_20050517015.shtml
News
State Briefs

...afternoon about 4 miles from a subdivision, and residents were evacuated, according to Pete Buist with the Alaska Division of Forestry. Fast winds fanned the blaze. By Tuesday the winds had subsided, but not before the fire burned about 1...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052803/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...were hoping to contained the blaze by Sunday night, said Brett Ricker, a fire information officer for the Alaska Division of Forestry. Fire officials assigned planes, helicopters and smoke jumpers to battle the fire. Two of the planes scooped...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053005/sta_20050530011.shtml
News
Resort reopens as wildfire subsides

...next few days. Crews have gotten the upper hand on the fire, known as the West Fork Fire, with help from high humidity and scattered showers. The fire gained no acreage over the weekend, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060302/sta_chsr.shtml
News
Thank you

...businesses and individuals for helping us plant trees and hold other activities during Alaska's Arbor Month: The Alaska Division of Forestry, CBJ, Capital Copy, Jeff Barnard, Rai Behnert, Elizabeth Bochynski, Mayor Bruce Botelho, Ed Buyarski...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061005/nei_20050610009.shtml
Neighbors
Alaska Digest

...Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire on Thursday off 7 Mile Chena Hot Springs Road but only to back up Alaska Division of Forestry firefighters on hand to make sure the house fire did not ignite nearby forest lands. The home is in a Fairbanks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062605/sta_20050626022.shtml
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