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Forestry douses hot spot left over from Funny River wildfire

...smoldering holdover from the Funny River wildfire on Sunday. The 20-foot by 20-foot area was smoking when Alaska Division of Forestry firefighters located it near Aurora Lake in the community of Funny River. One year ago today, on May 19...
Anchor Point fire extinguished

...responded to a fire on Monday around 4:00 p.m. near Jim Howard Road, between Anchor Point and Nikolaevsk. Alaska Division of Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent said that the fire burned about five acres before it was contained on Tuesday...
Annual job fair a success providers who participated in the job fair: Alaska Jobs Corps, Alaska Native Tribal Consortium, Alaska Division of Forestry, Alaska State Troopers, Anchorage Police Department., AT&T, AVTEC, Beacon Training Center, Boys and...
Alaska Fire Services prepare for early season

At the end of a warmer-than-average winter with less-than-average snowfall, Alaska Fire Services is preparing for a spring wildfire season that may begin sooner than usual.
Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Candidate: Martin

...3-in-1 plan and the borough should be encouraging Kenai, Soldotna, the (Kenaitze Indian) Tribe and Alaska (Division of) Forestry to work together," he wrote in an email. Martin is retired, but is an active volunteer in the community...
Kasilof residents concerned with fire's proximity

...long an evacuation of certain areas would be needed and are in immediate involvement with decisions from the Alaska Division of Forestry. "I know you are sitting down here look 3 to 4 miles away and see flames 200 feet high that's intimidating...
Eyes in the sky: Funny River Fire hightlights potential for unmanned aircraft

...first reported on May 19, is currently at 195,858 aces, and is 60 percent contained, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry.Rogers led the collaboration of teams that deployed an Insitu ScanEagle containing an infrared camera for...
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...and prevailing weather conditions have caused extremely dry and smoky conditions on the Kenai Peninsula. The Alaska Division of Forestry and the State Forester determined that it is necessary to prohibit the use of all open fires and activities...
Participants make job fair a success

...Learning Programs/MASST, Alaska Crane Consultants, Alaska State Troopers, Alaska Department of Corrections, Alaska Division of Forestry, Alyeska Pipeline, ASRC Energy, AVTEC, Beacon OHSS, Central Peninsula Hospital, CH2M Hill, Crowley Marine...
Fire burned Sterling home

...The fire was under control by 10:23 a.m. Two fire engines, three tankers, one rescue truck and a couple Alaska Division of Forestry engines responded. Hale said the structure fire was close to the forest, so the Division of Forestry was on...


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