Wildland Fire

Buzzard Fire Community Meeting Tonight (Buzzard Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:13
The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 4 will host a community meeting for the Buzzard Fire at 6:00 P.M. tonight, May 29, 2018, at the Ray Estrada Community Center on the corner of Mountaineer Road and Juniper Avenue in Reserve. The meeting will be recorded and posted on the Gila National Forest Facebook page and Buzzard Fire InciWeb page for those unable to attend. General Information: The Buzzard Fire is now 34% contained. Firefighters have made good progress, with their primary focus now on the west and the eastern edges. On the southwest, the fire has been backing slowly against the wind through piñon-juniper grasslands and is not currently posing a threat to values in the area. On the eastern edge of the fire, fire managers and crews are scouting for the best approach to keeping the fire from crossing Long Canyon, which has very rugged terrain and has proven difficult to work in. Fire Operations: Crews on the west side of the fire near upper Wilson Canyon and on...

Crews Successfully Complete Burning on South Monroe Rx (Fishlake NF 2018 Spring Prescribed Burns Prescribed Fire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:24
Prior to forecast storms, personnel from the Fishlake National Forest and the Richfield BLM, with help from the Dixie National Forest, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and the Bridget-Teton National Forest teamed up to help implement a portion of the Monroe Mountain Aspen Ecosystems Restoration Project. A large portion of the funding to accomplish this great work came from Utah's Watershed Restoration Initiative. Working together, 2,940 acres were safely burned. Aspen, rangelands, and wildlife will all benefit tremendously from these successful treatments. A big thank you to all those involved in helping make these past few days a great success!Including this entry, the Fishlake has reported 30,413 acres treated. This results in 55% of the Utah POD target and 22% of the Region Target. Resources plan to continue to monitor the South Monroe burn area until there is no longer a need. No additional prescribed fire operations are planned.

Wildfire risk reduction in the shadow of volcanoes, lava flows and earthquakes

NFPA - Wildfire - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:05
During the first week of May, 2018, the big island of Hawaii hosted the first Hawaii Wildfire Summit.  The conference was hosted by the Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization, (HWMO), a non-profit dedicated to reducing wildfire risks through local
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May 28 - Buzzard Fire Operational Briefing Video (Buzzard Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 11:00
The operational briefing video for Monday, May 28, is now available on the Gila National Forest Facebook

Buzzard Fire Community Meeting Planned for Tuesday (Buzzard Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 10:01
The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 4 will host a community meeting for the Buzzard Fire at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the Community Center in Reserve. General Information: Firefighters on the Buzzard Fire were able to secure more firelines yesterday and last night, and the fire is now 14% contained. Firefighters are coordinating with fuels specialists to determine the most effective firefighting approach based on vegetation type, density, and other factors. Due to successful firefighting efforts, tonight will be the final night operations shift. A fire investigation team has arrived on the incident to investigate the origin on the fire. Fire Operations: Crews are making good progress with fire containment along the northern portion of the fire. Yesterday, crews were successful with their burnout along the constructed line through Deep Canyon. This action has secured the northwest portion of the fire, allowing the crews to continuing securing fireline...

May 27 - Buzzard Fire Operational Video (Buzzard Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 10:18
The operational briefing video for Sunday, May 27, is now available on the Gila National Forest Facebook

Fire Conditions Remain Elevated on the Buzzard Fire (Buzzard Fire Wildfire)

Wildland Fire Incidents - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 09:33
General Information: The Buzzard Fire grew nearly 3,000 acres in size yesterday, although some of the acreage gain was a result of burnout operations aimed at keeping the fire from spreading toward valuable resources. The anticipated high winds predicted for yesterday did not materialize until much later in the day, giving crews more time to construct additional fire line and conduct burnout operations along the roads. Crews were also able to proactively scout areas ahead of the fire to identify strong contingency lines. Fire Operations: On the northwest side of the fire, crews have secured the fire edge as it nears Deep Canyon. Crews were able to locate a path through the steep ledges of Deep Canyon, construct fire line, and will begin conducting burnout activities through the canyon to secure their fire line. On the northeast side, crews have been successful in holding the fire south of the Long Canyon road (FR 3070). Fire line is being constructed along FR 3074 which, if...

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