Prescribed burn helps reduce wildfire threat to communities
Apr 28, 2011
HEAVY FUEL-LOADS of CRP cover aided the back fire efforts. Optimal weather created excellent conditions for a successful prescribed burn.
NRCS personnel, James Lewis, range management specialist, Charlie Morris, resource team leader and Ricky Paschall, volunteer with the Spur Fire Department assist to mitigate the wildfire danger for the
community of Spur.
JAMES LEWIS, NRCS range management specialist in the Spur field office ignites the backfire in an effort to begin a prescribed burn to protect the west side of the city of Spur.
AFTER FIREBREAKS and a prescribed burn were completed on April 20, the threat of wildfire danger was reduced for approximately 1,000 residents in the community of Spur.
PERSONNEL FROM Dickens County installed a bladed fire-guard according to the NRCS prescribed burn plan.