wildfire management

According to the Kentucky Division of Forestry, nearly 900 fires this year have burned 14,530 acres. A third of the fires are the result of arson. (Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet)

Arkansas firefighters sent to Kentucky to assist with wildfires

BY: - November 13, 2023

Four wildland firefighters from the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division traveled to Kentucky on Monday to help with wildfire suppression efforts. The crew’s deployment will last two weeks.  The firefighters were mobilized as part of the Southeastern Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact, which enables participating state forestry agencies to send resources and personnel across […]