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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...
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...
Refuge Notebook: Fire Management Officer heads off to new adventures the job here as Assistant Fire Management Officer in 1997. This position was created because fire management was becoming increasingly more...Doug became the Kenai Refuge Fire Management Officer a year later when the...
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...
Refuge seeks comments for draft fire plan

...for the first time revising its fire management plan environmental assessment...communities," said Doug Newbould, fire management officer for the U.S. Fish...communities and ecosystems. The fire management plan proposes two alternatives...
Refuge man aids BP cleanup

Kenai Refuge Fire Management Officer Doug Newbould traveled to northwest Florida to help the...BB-sized to great big globs the size of a sea turtle." His fire management experience with the "instant command system" helped him coordinate...
Refuge Notebook: Skilak Loop project to increase recreation opportunities

...wondering, "Why is the Refuge Fire Management Officer writing about wildlife...nature. There is also an expected fire management benefit -- a reduction of hazard...Thanks! Doug Newbould is the Fire Management Officer for the Kenai National...
Wildland fire crews deserve our thanks

...Shantatalik Creek fire continues to burn on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, we'd like to take a moment to thank the fire management officials and the crews on the fireline for all their hard work in ensuring the blaze remains productive and not destructive...


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