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Railbelt Complex 2009 – Aerial Firing Operation

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The video shows a textbook aerial firing operation within the Railbelt Complex in Alaska. The narration is helpful in explaining how the operation is carried out and the benefits of undertaking such an operation. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZa28c_1pak&hl=en&fs=1&]

Franklin Fire 183 Acres, $354,000.00, Why?

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“Short Location Description (in reference to nearest town):7 miles @ 330 deg. from town of Iditarod” The Franklin Fire 183 acres in size, burning seven miles from Iditarod Alaska no spread, no urgency, why bother? Not being familiar with local weather, terrain or fuel conditions it’s difficult to judge if the expense and effort to […]