prescribed burn

prescribed burn

Posted: Jun 11, 2019 6:23 PM
Updated: Jun 11, 2019 6:23 PM

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ays, "today's prescribed burn was originally planned to be 500 acres. fire officials say due to the near record high temps today, they kept the fire on the west side. fire managers were unable to compelte this remaining 140 acres due to unfavorable weather conditions." ken says, "we feel good about what we've accomplished. we will wait for that little piece probably next spring." despite the heat, crews were able to successfully and safely burn throughout the night. ken says, "we burned right along the highway there roughly about 360 acres." today's burn is the first step to get ready for one of the largest burns in the pacific north west. ken says, "this is what we call phase one of boundary rx." this burn will act as a secured fire line this fall.... during a 15-thousand acre prescribed burn called the boundary r-x. richard says, "everybody out here today and yesterday is really excited to be able to participate in the kick off of such a large." the boundary r-x project has been years in the making. officials hope its completion will allow them to control and contain wildfires in the area. ken says, "this here will give us a much better footprint to manage the fires in the future after we complete this project." beyond that, richard pasquale says it's important to get fire back into these ecosystems. richard says, "it's gonna help restore the natural characteristics of fire that were here, these trees are all adapted to live with fire, that's how a lot of them can reproduce. and the brush is more vibrant and the grass is greeener when they have the fire move through them." the boundary r-x burn is set to begin this fall. and should only last a few days. in chemult, cassidy delamarter, newswatch12. smoke from the controlled burn is limiting visibility
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