Fires are Good for Environment
Photo Credit: Sgt. Austan R. Owen, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
Bob Wilken, burn boss with The Nature Conservancy, sets fire to acres of training land with a drip torch, starting a prescribed burn that consumes Scotch Broom and other grass on training area 15 outside East gate Aug. 18. Fire management teams use prescribed burns to control invasive plant species and prevent catastrophic wildfires on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
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