County Conversation – Checking Winter Burn Sites

Landowners play a role in preventing wildfire by checking brush piles

Athabasca County has a bi-weekly radio segment that airs on The BOOM 94.1 to help our residents, businesses and visitors stay up to date on County news. The segment airs every second Wednesday around 9:25 am. If you missed hearing it over the radio, you can listen to it here by clicking on the play button below.

This week’s segment talks about ways landowners can check winter burn sites for hot spots. Embers from burn piles can be carried by wind to dry areas adjacent to them and cause a wildfire.