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Fall wildfire season is coming – are you ready?
Fire is a useful tool when it comes to removing unwanted vegetation from a piece of land. However, fire is also one of the most destructive and uncontrollable forces on the planet. Even with extensive training, fire is difficult to contain and suppress once it reaches wildfire status.Read More
The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) deployed a 20-person crew of wildland firefighters to assist state and federal partners with wildfire suppression efforts in Colorado. The crew names will be released upon their safe return to Mississippi in approximately two weeks.Read More
An unwelcomed guest is knocking on Mississippi’s door. It has already moved in to neighboring states and spread across the eastern part of the country. It brings destruction wherever it makes its home, and it has its eyes set on the Magnolia State.Read More
The Mississippi Forestry Commission is joining the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies and organizations across the country in recognizing June 30 – July 6 as “Wildland Firefighters Week of Remembrance.”Read More