Latest Controlled burn Stories

2008-07-27 03:00:25

By Duncan, Riva Many who work in fire management will, at some time in their career, face something difficult, an "abrupt and brutal audit" (Lagadec 1993) that will shake their confidence at best and leave them heartbroken at worst. I know.

2008-07-18 06:00:29

By Chris Bowman, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 18--If every cloud has a silver lining, what good can be said of the big brown dome of wildfire smoke that capped much of California these past few weeks? Plenty, say ecologists who study the effects of fire on the landscape.

2008-07-01 09:00:35

By Tillie Fong An open-fire and burning ban is in effect in Arapahoe County and Centennial.The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office made the announcement Monday, citing existing conditions that present an extreme danger for wildfire and large wildland fires.The ban means that residents cannot have campfires, warming fires or fires in outdoor wood-burning stoves.

2008-06-26 09:02:35

By Lynn Wilde II Deseret News Several people set a plan into motion this week that took four months, many different agencies and $12,000 to create, by starting a mountainside on fire -- on purpose.