Starting as early as Nov. 3, the BLM Alaska Fire Service and U.S. Army Alaska will be burning piles of woody debris created this summer during hazardous fuels reduction projects in the Donnelly Training Area (DTA) and Gerstle River Training Area (GRTA) south of Delta Junction. Burning operations may start as early Nov. 3 and will continue, as conditions allow, until Nov. 30.
Donnelly Training Area – Loud Artillery
Range Control at Donnelly Training Area is giving notice for the civilian population near Delta Junction and at Fort Greely for mortar firing being conducted by the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry and 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiments at the Donnelly Training Area. Late fire events will take place from Wednesday, Nov. 16 thru Tuesday, Nov. 22; and Monday, Nov. 29 thru Thursday, Dec. 08. Hours of scheduled mortar firing are 10 p.m. thru 2 a.m. daily with the potential for live fire training as late as 6 a.m. during which residents might possibly feel a slight vibration and hear explosions. For more information, call 353-0498.
Yulonda I. Candelario
Public Affairs/Protocol Office
Fort Greely, AK