There are two designated fire hazard seasons in Kentucky — one in the spring and one in the fall — but for the firefighting crews with the state’s Division of Forestry, professional development happens all year long.
By Jennifer Turner The Department for Natural Resources The Kentucky Division of Mine Safety teams battled it out in a skills contest at Jenny Wiley State Park for two days in mid-April. While the Harlan regional office’s mine rescue team was named the overall champion, all teams gained […]
By Lanny Brannock and Carrie Searcy The smell is what you notice first. It smells like a crackling fireplace or a bonfire, but then you see the blanket of blue smoke wafting over Pine Mountain. And you understand. It’s early November and wildfires are consuming thousands of acres […]