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Wildfire watching: Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in

...the fire go 'poof.' We can get on top of these things a lot more quickly."Paul Petersen, BLM's acting state fire management officer for Nevada, said the cameras provide incident commanders better intelligence when allocating air tankers...
Borough to be reimbursed for fire expenditures

...responding to emergencies. A Fire Management Assistance Declaration was also...agreements, said Howie Kent, fire management officer with the Division of...they were spent while FEMA's fire management assistance declaration was in...
Refuge Notebook: After the fire

...healthy lands that ours and future generations can enjoy, wild areas kept wild, after the fire.Kristi Bulock is the Fire Management Officer at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Find more information about the Refuge at
Refuge Notebook: Common grass has uncommon attributes

...forest on the southern peninsula is now bluejoint grasslands with few spruce seedlings. This has prompted our local fire management community (All Hands/All Lands) to evaluate different treatments for reducing bluejoint in the wildland-urban...
Refuge weighs impacts of Card Street fire

...change, but we don't want it adjacent to communities where it could threaten other private houses and stuff," said Fire Management Officer Kristi Bulock. "That is of dire concern to us." With the Card Street fire now reported at 20 percent containment...
Anchor Point fire extinguished

...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 by the efforts of...
Firefighters battle 61-acre blaze near Hope

...periodically. Updated at 8 p.m. Saturday Fire officials are reporting that the burn has been contained. Assistant Zone Fire Management Officer Nicole Longfellow said on Saturday that firefighters had gained control of the fire around 4:30 p.m...
Firefighters urge caution heading into Memorial Day weekend

...don't 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 douses hot spot left over from Funny River wildfire

...were 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...
Alaska Fire Services prepare for early season

...through 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...


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