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Shelly Angers, Public Information Officer
603-271-3136
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603-271-3556
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Press Release
The N.H. Natural Heritage Bureau has announced that smooth slender crabgrass, a plant previously known to exist only at Rock Rimmon Park in Manchester, N.H., has been officially declared globally exti...
Posted: June 22, 2022
Press Release
Conway, NH – Continued work by firefighters as well as soaking rains have helped subside the Bemis Fire, which is expected to be 100 percent contained Friday evening, nearly one week after being ident...
Posted: May 20, 2022
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Conway, NH – The Bemis Fire, which was first identified on May 14, continues to be active. Currently, 44 firefighters are supporting suppression efforts and the fire, which remains at 106 acres burned...
Posted: May 19, 2022
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Conway, NH, May 18, 2022 – Firefighters are continuing to work on implementing suppression plans on the Bemis Fire situated in Crawford Notch State Park, the White Mountain National Forest, and on pri...
Posted: May 18, 2022
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Conway, NH, May 17, 2022 – The Bemis Fire is situated in Crawford Notch State Park, the White Mountain National Forest, and on private lands accessed via NH Route 302. The status of fire growth remain...
Posted: May 17, 2022
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Conway, NH, May 16, 2022 – The Bemis Fire's growth was minimized overnight due to isolated rains, with more showers predicted for this afternoon. Still, an upcoming drying trend expected later this we...
Posted: May 16, 2022