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Smokejumpers say nothing beats rush of one of the toughest jobs

July 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN Being a smokejumper is one of the toughest jobs. There may be only one job that’s tougher being a smokejumper’s mother. Continue Reading

Containment of Calif. fire doubles to 40 percent

June 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PALMDALE, Calif. Firefighters working in darkness doubled containment of a massive wildfire north of Los Angeles to 40 percent overnight, as cool, moist air moved in Monday to replace torrid weather. Continue Reading

Calm winds helping Minnesota fire fight

May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — Calm winds were allowing 40-some fire departments to get control of a wildfire that has scorched more than 7,100 acres in three counties Continue Reading

ND senators call on Forest Service to expedite Pautre Fire claims

April 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s director of the Forest Service has agreed to expedite the process for claims for landowners who incurred losses in last week’s Pautre Fire in South Dakota and North Dakota, according to a release by the office of Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. Continue Reading

Crews continuing work Saturday to contain grassland fire

April 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Pautre Fire that has been burning since Wednesday in the Grand River National Grasslands and private lands surrounding it south of Hettinger and Lemmon, S.D., is slowly becoming contained officials said in a Saturday morning release. Continue Reading

TALKIN WITH DOKKEN: Looking at the impact of fire on the land

November 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Talkin’ with Dokken: looking at the impact and benefits of fire on prairie and forest lands Continue Reading

Bucyrus cleanup continues in wake of fire

October 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A devastating fire may have destroyed much of Bucyrus this week, but the blaze should not affect its standing as a North Dakota city. Continue Reading

Relief fund set up for Bucyrus

October 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BUCYRUS(AP) A credit union has established a relief fund for residents of Bucyrus after a wildfire all but destroyed the small southwestern North Dakota community and left residents wondering how the town will recover. Continue Reading

Assessing Bucyrus: Residents return

October 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BUCYRUS Nothing could prepare Christina Wiskus for what she saw Thursday morning in the aftermath of a wildfire that devastated this small Adams County town. Continue Reading

Bucyrus update 2: Residents search through the rubble; man’s best friend found

October 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BUCYRUS A Bucyrus resident who did not lose their house in a devastating fire within the last 24 hours came back this morning in hopes of finding his dog. Continue Reading