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...Our job is to keep everybody safe, investigate and do what we can to put wildfires out when they occur," said Fire prevention officer Darren Finley. Wednesday, July 3rd a nationwide "Operational Pause in Remembrance" was called by the National...

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Target practice sparks small wildfire

...weeks, the potential for human-caused wild land fires remains high, said Sharon Roesch, Division of Forestry fire prevention officer. "The surface fuels were still dry enough, even with (40 percent) humidity and light winds," she said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-06-19/target-practice-sparks-small-wildfir
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Time to be fire wise

...causes dryness, which increases the potential for a wildfire, said Sharon Roesch, Alaska Division of Forestry fire prevention officer. "We are having, I believe, a late start, but we are definitely in the dry grass season," she said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-17/time-to-be-fire-wise
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5 weekend fires keep responders busy

...accumulated dead grasses, will continue through the next two months, said Sharon Roesch, Division of Forestry fire prevention officer. "We expect the fire risk to persist well into the rainy season," she said. "It just depends on if the area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-23/5-weekend-fires-keep-responders-busy
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Fire crews battle Funny River blaze

...started at 3:15 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, off Lake Road, off Funny River Road," said Sharon Roesch, fire prevention officer with the Alaska Division of Forestry. Forestry firefighters, as well as Kenai National Wildlife Refuge crews...

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Rules still apply

...year-round are having a fire break and being in attendance until the fire is extinguished," said Sharon Roesch, fire prevention officer at the Forestry office in Soldotna, with regard to slash pile burning. Alaska law states that "a person who...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110407/news_3304.shtml
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Outdoor Safety Measures

...low-resin, moist plants that grow close to the ground and will not accumulate dead leaves or twigs. Sharon Roesch, fire prevention officer at the state Division of Forestry, said a well-cared-for lawn is one of the best options around a building...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030400/dis_030400dis010b.shtml
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'Defensible space' helps shield homes from wildfire

...that is, it is not safe, said Jeff Graham, fire prevention officer with the Alaska Division of Forestry. Forestry...fire safety information. Additionally, Forestry fire prevention officers and community fire personnel are available to...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030400/dis_030400dis020.shtml
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Common sense key to safe burning

...danger is the highest," said Len Malmquist, fire chief for Central Emergency Services. In fact, state forestry fire prevention officer Sharon Roesch said the time when most people would like to burn is the worst possible time to start a fire...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030400/dis_030400dis021.shtml
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Memorial holiday relatively quiet

...extent of the damage in dollars until next week. It was a fairly damp weekend, according to Sharon Roesch, fire prevention officer for the Alaska Division of Forestry in Soldotna. Roesch said fire danger for areas east of Soldotna, especially Cooper...

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