Prescribed Burn

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Shanon Sisou, firefighter, Federal Fire Department, aims with a very pistol to ignite invasive Guinea grass during the controlled burn, May 16. The department conducts controlled burns to prevent larger brush fires during the dry summer months.

Shanon Sisou, firefighter, Army Wildland Fire, aims with a very pistol to ignite invasive Guinea grass during the prescribed burn, May 16. The department conducts prescribed burns to prevent larger brush fires during the dry summer months.

The Federal Fire Department air drops water on areas to guide fires during a controlled burn they conducted, May 16. The controlled burn reduces the chance of brush fires during an expected dry summer.

The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade air drops water on areas to guide fires during a prescribed burn, May 16. The prescribed burn reduces the chance of brush fires during an expected dry summer.

Bryson Kamakura, firefighter, Federal Fire Department monitors a piece of land that's part of a controlled burn, May 16. The firefighters burn invasive Guinea grass to prevent larger brush fires and better promote forest health.

Bryson Kamakura, firefighter, Army Wildland Fire, ignites invasive Guinea grass during a prescribed burn, May 16. The firefighters burn the grass to prevent larger brushfires and better promote forest health.

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