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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
State
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
State
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-
State
Fire-starter could be billed $800,000

...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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052799/Loc_firestarter.html
Local
Forest Service asks campers to totally extinguish campfires

...of folks are bound to head outdoors for camping, hunting and other recreational activities. Brian Sines, a fire management officer with the Tongass National Forest, is asking recreationists to exercise a extra caution with campfires, especially...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070210/out_664414814.shtml
outdoors
Fire crew returns home to vandalized cars

...elite crew that had been called out to a blaze near Fairbanks has returned to find their property vandalized. Fire management officer Norm McDonald said the crew known as the Pioneer Peak Hotshots returned Tuesday to Wasilla and discovered vandals...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082009/reg_483649225.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052799/Loc_firestarter.shtml
Firefighters battle season's first big blaze

...when it was reported Wednesday, but strong winds caused it to grow quickly, said Bill Beebe, coastal regional fire management officer for the state Division of Forestry. "It is out of control," Beebe said Thursday. "It has a potential to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062201/Loc_Blaze.html
Local
Authorities launch wildfire protection plan

...officials are hoping to begin the burns as early as this week if weather conditions are right, said Robert Schmoll, fire management officer for the Division of Forestry in Fairbanks. Debris piles are located in three areas where firefighters have cut...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093007/sta_20070930036.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...when it was reported Wednesday, but strong winds caused it to grow quickly, said Bill Beebe, coastal regional fire management officer for the state Division of Forestry. "It is out of control," Beebe said Thursday. "It has a potential to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062201/Loc_Blaze.shtml

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