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.
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.
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.