Controlled burns

‘Controlled’ Blaze Destroys Fla. Homes

June 28, 2018

A ‘Controlled’ blaze in Florida is blamed for dozens of homes being destroyed. The fire burned more than 800 acres and officials said they were suspending the practice of controlled burns statewide while they investigate. (June 28)

Fire Crews Have to Burn Building After Explosion

March 15, 2018

Firefighters carried out a controlled burn at a Wisconsin apt. building after a suspected bomb builder died in a chemical explosion there last week. The ongoing threat prevented residents from retrieving their belongings. (March 15)

Arkema Plant Evacuation Orders Lifted

September 4, 2017

The mandatory evacuation order at Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas has now been lifted. Officials say all of the unstable compounds at the plant had been burned off in a controlled burn Sunday evening. (Sept. 4)

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