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Firefighters put out Funny River hot spot

...River wildfire hotspot is out after firefighters doused it with 50 gallons of water over the weekend.Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent said mushroom hunters reported the heat and smoke coming from beneath a layer of peat moss near Aurora...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/firefighters-put-out-funny-river-hot-sp
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Forestry firefighters put out Funny River hot spot holdover

...River wildfire hotspot is out after firefighters doused it with 50 gallons of water over the weekend.Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent said mushroom hunters reported the heat and smoke coming from beneath a layer of peat moss near Aurora...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-19/forestry-firefighters-put-out-funny-riv
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Alaska wildfire managers prepare for early season

...we have this year is that without the snowpack, the grass is still three feet tall," said Kristi Bulock, a fire management officer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "It's up and it's fluffy, and it's available for burning...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/alaska-wildfire-managers-prepare-early-
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Vietnam vet spends summer fighting fires

...mid-August, Forestry has responded to 76 wildland fires.That's the most since the late 1990s, said Howie Kent, fire management officer."It's directly attributable to the weather," he said. "Warm, dry weather."Carlton and five other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-26/vietnam-vet-spends-summer-fighting-fire
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Weather aids crews in fighting border fire

...Alaska. "We just don't 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
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Alaska Digest

...needed," said Division of Forestry Regional Fire Management Officer John See. Though snowfall was close to average...Doug Newbould, a Kenai National Wildlife Refuge fire management officer. Newbould said it is important to educate people...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052505/sta_20050525019.shtml
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Forest fire season off to slow start in the Interior

...acres went up in smoke. "I think people are exercising more caution with fire in the woods," said John See, a fire management officer with the Division of Forestry in Anchorage. Experts said the slow start could change in a matter of a few lightning...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060606/sta_20060606027.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...potentially hazardous. Such restrictions have become all too familiar in Alaska, said John Gould, Alaska Fire Service fire management officer for military lands. ``We've been out fighting fires and noticed explosions in areas where there aren't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042799/Loc_nervegas.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...tundra starts burning,'' said Tom Kurth, a fire management officer with the state Division of Forestry in Fairbanks...percent above normal,'' said John LeClair, a fire management officer with the state Division of Forestry. Another...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...firefighting efforts. Larry Traw was also issued a warning by the state Division of Forestry, said Lynn Wilcock, state fire management officer for the Mat-Su area. The warning does not involve any penalties or fines. ``If another event arises, it...

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