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Firefighters urge caution heading into Memorial Day weekend

...have a repeat of the time, the money and the danger to individuals in the community," Nelson said. Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent sat in his office Thursday monitoring the latest developing fire in Homer. He said the 18 fires forestry...
Forestry douses hot spot left over from Funny River wildfire

...working to contain it and steer it away from communities along the road system on the Kenai Peninsula. Forestry Fire Management Officer, Howie Kent, said the heat and smoke was coming from underneath the layer of peat moss on the ground and some...
Anchor Point fire extinguished

...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 by the efforts of 38...
Refuge Notebook: Fire Management Officer heads off to new adventures

...the job here as Assistant Fire Management Officer in 1997. This position was...Doug became the Kenai Refuge Fire Management Officer a year later when the incumbent...while he served as the Fire Management Officer.Doug feels that the Kenai...
Alaska Fire Services prepare for early season

...its effect on grass, since grass crushed down by snow burns less easily than standing grass. Kristi Bulock, fire management officer for the US Fish and Wildlife Service region that includes the Kenai Wildlife Refuge, said that the locally-abundant...
Refuge Notebook: Skilak Loop project to increase recreation opportunities

...perhaps you are wondering, "Why is the Refuge Fire Management Officer writing about wildlife habitat projects and wildlife-oriented...Wildlife Refuge. Thanks! Doug Newbould is the Fire Management Officer for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. He has...
Vietnam veteran spends summer fighting fires on the Kenai

...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...
Refuge to monitor fire

...will burn out on its own," said Doug Newbould, fire management officer for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. On Friday...project, contact the refuge manager Robin West, or fire management officer Doug Newbould, at the Kenai National Wildlife...
Fire is not cause for alarm

...29 and already burned roughly 10 acres of black spruce forest at the south end of Skilak Lake. Doug Newbould, fire management officer with the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, said Monday's flare-up increased the fire to 60 acres, but the...
New forest, just add fire

...prescribed burn Thursday. The refuge plans to burn 431 acres in the Lily Lake area, said Dianne MacLean, assistant fire management officer. The Lily Lake area is comprised largely of dense, continuous stands of black spruce between the East Fork Moose...


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