Wildland News

  • Forest Fires Persist In Russia Maritime Region

    Forest fires persist in Russia's Maritime region, where almost 12,000 hectares of taiga are engulfed in flames, sources from the press centre of the regional administration told Itar-Tass on Wednesday

    News • June 19th, 2003

  • Highway 50 In Nevada Fire Contained

    The Highway 50 Fire in the hills above Carson City — Nevada’s biggest wildfire of the season — was contained Wednesday without injury or structure loss, but officials said it highlights the region’s tinder-dry conditions

    News • June 19th, 2003

  • Hundreds Of Residents Of Fort MacKay, Alberta. Canada Evacuated Due To forest Fire

    Hundreds of residents were forced from their homes Wednesday when a forest fire burned to within five kilometres of their northern Alberta hamlet

    News • June 19th, 2003

  • Arizona Homes Evacuated Near Tucson Fire

    Homes and businesses were evacuated in a mountain community because of a wildfire feeding on pine forest ravaged by drought and bark beetles.

    News • June 19th, 2003

  • Brush Fire Scorches Canyon At Miramar, California

    Fire officials said a brush fire that started in the eastern section of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar spread to Sycamore Canyon, burning more than 150 acres

    News • June 18th, 2003

  • Wildfire Scorches 150 Acres Near MCAS Miramar, California

    A wildfire that erupted in a remote, brushy area on the outskirts of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Tuesday charred acres of land as it moved to the east through a county land reserve

    News • June 18th, 2003

  • Wildfire Threatens Central Alaska; Steese closed

    The state Department of Transportation closed the Steese Highway near Central Tuesday evening after a new wildfire in the area jumped across the highway

    News • June 18th, 2003

  • Arizona River Fire Fully Contained

    A 491-acre fire on the Fort Mojave Indian Reservation was being called fully contained Monday

    News • June 18th, 2003

  • Fire Academy To Come To Glenwood, Colorado For Storm King Anniversary

    The Colorado Wildfire Academy is bringing its regimen of classroom learning and in-the-field training to Glenwood Springs next year

    News • June 18th, 2003

  • Crews Gain Upper Hand On Miramar, California Brush Fire

    Hundreds of firefighters were on the scene of the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar fire on Wednesday, trying to control a brush fire that was 50 percent contained

    News • June 18th, 2003

  • Nevada Wildfire Closes Highway to Lake Tahoe

    A wildfire burned more than 1,100 acres along the Sierra range, closing the highway from Carson City to Lake Tahoe, forcing evacuations and threatening 100 homes and businesses before firefighters got the better of it.

    News • June 18th, 2003

  • Wildfire Forces Arizona Home Evacuations

    Homes and businesses were evacuated in a mountain community because of a wildfire feeding on pine forest ravaged by drought and bark beetles.

    News • June 18th, 2003

  • Nev. Wildfire Shuts Highway to Lake Tahoe

    A 300-acre wildfire closed the highway to Lake Tahoe on Tuesday before firefighters began bringing it under control, while a prescribed burn in Arizona escaped control lines and forced the evacuation of about 15 homes.

    News • June 17th, 2003

  • Grass Fire Alarms Some Nampa, Idaho Residents

    A fast-moving grass fire along Interstate 84 created some anxious moments for nearby homeowners and served as a wake-up all about the dangers of living close to open areas

    News • June 17th, 2003

  • Delta Fire Quickly Growing In Alaska

    Huge, old black spruce on wind-battered hills are providing ready fuel for a raging wildfire in the Goodpaster Valley, about 30 miles northeast of Delta Junction

    News • June 17th, 2003