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Online Burn Permits Available To Residents In Aroostook County

| April 18, 2014

During the Spring is when some folks will typically clean their yards, and that includes controlled burning.  Now residents in the county can get their required burn permit, online. It’s simply another option to getting a burn permit, but doing so online does have it’s benefits.  It’s available 24/7, so you can purchase one just […]

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Wildfire Training for the Maine Forest Service

| July 2, 2013

If you were in the Presque Isle area Tuesday, you may have seen a helicopter hovering around the Northern Maine Regional airport. News Source 8′s Jenna Callari has the details of a training exercise that was taking place for the Maine Forest Service.

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11th Annual Maine Wildland Fire Training Academy

| June 8, 2013

Over the weekend the Maine Forest Protection Unit of the Maine Forest Service held it’s 11th annual Maine State Wildland Fire Training Academy. The Academy held 3 equipment operations classes in each region of the state. One of those regions was right here in Northern Maine, at the Maine Forest Service Office in Ashland. News […]

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Grass Fires

| April 29, 2013

There were 22 grass or brush fires that occurred over this past weekend,  keeping fire crews very busy. Dick Palm has what you need to know if you’re burning

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Maine Forest Rangers Deployed To NY

| November 1, 2012

The worst part of the storm is gone but there’s still a big disaster left behind.  Millions of people are still experiencing hardship and are receiving help from across the country as well as neighboring states like Maine.

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