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Firefighters contain Funny River Road wildfire

...structures, though none were threatened, according to Division of Forestry personnel. Helitack crews, or teams of firefighters who are...bucket drops of water in the area, said state Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou. He said there...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/wildfire-breaks-out-near-funny-river
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Forestry douses hot spot left over from Funny River wildfire

...area was smoking when Alaska Division of Forestry firefighters located it near Aurora Lake...road system on the Kenai Peninsula. Forestry Fire Management Officer, Howie Kent...edge of a fuel break that Division of Forestry put into place several years ago, prior...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/forestry-douses-hotspot-left-over-fr
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Wildfire burns half-acre near Funny River Road

...controlled burn went awry, said Division of Forestry firefighters on scene. "It started...Doug Albrecht, with the Division of Forestry. The home, on a small property off...burning without a permit, said Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/wildfire-burns-one-half-acre-near-fu
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Firefighters urge caution heading into Memorial Day weekend

Division of Forestry firefighters in Soldotna headed to their...fires, rather they support Division of Forestry if needed. But, Nelson said, the...individuals in the community," Nelson said. Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent sat...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21/firefighters-urge-caution-heading-in
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Firefighters battle 61-acre blaze near Hope

...throughout the weekend according to State forestry public information officer Andy Alexandrou...campfire, he said. While state Division of Forestry personnel in Soldotna typically would...the fire including a state Division of Forestry helicopter providing bucket drops, she...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-22/firefighters-battle-61-acre-blaze-ne
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Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

...about 10 mph through a half-mile section of highway, and a pilot car led motorists through smoke. The state Division of Forestry responded with aircraft - a water-scooping airplane, three retardant tankers and a helicopter dropping water - plus six...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21-1
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Anchor Point fire extinguished

...Point and Nikolaevsk. Alaska Division of Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent said...firefighters and two aircraft. The Division of Forestry is still watching the burnt area...Although the fire starters had a Division of Forestry burn permit - which allows holders to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-07/anchor-point-fire-extinguished
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Fire season begins, burn permits now required

...permits, issued by the state Division of Forestry and valid for one year, are now required...fields will require an inspection from Forestry Staff. The free permits can be applied for online or in-person at a Division of Forestry office. In addition to the state permits...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-31/fire-season-begins-burn-permits-now-
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Climate change conference participation appreciated

...Soldotna High School Green Club, Alaska Community Development Corporation, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management, Kenai Watershed Forum, Re*Group, and the State Division of Forestry.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-16/climate-change-conference
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State forestry division urges wildfire precautions

Despite the cold temperatures, Alaska's Division of Forestry is asking Kenai Peninsula residents to start taking wildfire...temperatures to set off a grass fire, Roesch said. State forestry encourages land clearing in the fall and planting in the spring...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031811/new_801742752.shtml
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