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Tag: Honey Prairie Fire

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Articles

  • Four firefighers pose for a photo in front of a Fish and Wildlife Helicopter with mountains in the background
    The U. S. Fish & Wildlife helicopter and firefighters during the North Fork and Little Queens Fires, Sawtooth National Forest near Atlanta, Idaho. L to R – Reggie Forcine (Okefenokee), Cory Bryant (Okefenokee), Ryan Roche (Lake Wales Ridge, Florida), Paul Ryan, (J.N. “Ding” Darling, Florida).

    Okefenokee firefighters return the favor to western firefighters

    November 6, 2013 | 6 minute read

    After receiving help from firefighters across America to manage fires in 2007 and 2011-2012, firefighters at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge return the favor by heading west to assist with fires in Idaho, Oregon, California and Washington.  Learn more...

News

  • An aerial photograph of a forest with dark soil after a fire.
    A forest stand on Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge after a wildfire. Photo by USFWS.

    Service presents first annual fire safety award

    April 16, 2014 | 2 minute read

    In a formal ceremony on April 14, 2014, at its Southeast Region Office in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) presented its first annual National Fire Safety Award to Rocky Chesser, a long-time maintenance and equipment supervisor with fire qualifications at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. “The Branch of Fire Management created the award to recognize outstanding leadership and service in wildland fire safety,” said John Segar, FWS Fire Director from the National Interagency Fire Center, who flew to Atlanta to present the award.  Read the full story...

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