Montana/Dakotas Firefighters Complete Annual Fitness Challenge

Submitted by Karly DeMars, State Fire Planner, and Chris Barth, State Fire Mitigation & Education Specialist

Partners work together to refresh the Thompson Springs fuel break in Utah

Members of the Thompson Springs community in Utah contacted the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Utah Forestry Fire and State Lands and asked that the two agencies to help strengthen the previous fuel break on the western side of town. 

BLM Arizona Veterans Interagency Hotshot Crew returns for second fire season

The Aravaipa Veterans Interagency Hotshot Crew is back for its second fire season as an official Interagency Hotshot crew. This crew, comprised of predominantly armed forces veterans, had a very active fire year in 2020 and they have hit the ground running in 2021.
Beth Ipsen

Recreating responsibly includes campfire safety: 4 easy steps to keep your campfire from turning into a wildfire

Humans caused 59% of Alaska wildfires since 2010, threatening lives, property, and natural resources. Keep yourself and others safe with a few simple steps to help prevent your campfire from turning into a wildfire.

Community Protection Across Ownership Boundaries

Story by: Terina Goicoechea, Fire Mitigation & Education Specialist, Western Montana District