pic4.jpg
wayback_kodiakbuttoncopy.jpg

My Five

MyFiveButton.jpg

Support Public Radio

You can support public radio through underwriting and we can help you drive traffic to your place of business by reaching the educated, affluent and decidedly handsome KMXT listeners. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it today!

Station Blogs & Links

Freeform
Are you a KMXT volunteer with a blog or website about your show? This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

kmxt-sustain-bag-front.jpg

Copyright vEsti24
May 23 2008
Wildland Fire Singes Two Acres PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 May 2008

 

0 MB | Download MP3 | Open in popup

This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

            A small wildland fire scorched two acres at the end of Bruhn (broon) Point in Women’s Bay Wednesday evening. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire. 

            Women’s Bay Volunteer Fire Department Chief Dale Rice said the blaze was small when seven firefighters and two wildland fire trucks responded.

:

--          (Fire 1             21 sec              “… and let the other side burn out.”)

            Rice speculates that the fire was man-made:

--          (Fire 2             19 sec              “… nobody in that area when we got there.”)

            Despite this already being the third wettest May on record, last year’s dead grass dried quickly after five days of sunshine, and subsequently the fire danger is moderate in Women’s Bay:

--          (Fire 3             29 sec              “… I’ve used it when it’s raining as a fire starter.”)

            He said the fire burned hot enough to ignite driftwood on the beaches. The peninsula is uninhabited, and no structures were in danger.

            Rice also put out the call for more permanent residents of Bell’s Flats to volunteer for the fire department, which has relied heavily on Coast Guard personnel who transfer out every few years.

                                    ###

 
< Prev   Next >