Initial reports showed the fire to be one acre and growing with structures threatened. Multiple crews, dozers, and air resources responded. Currently the fire is three acres and is contained.
Wolford Canyon - Oregon
June 19, 2013
Wolford Canyon, Warm Springs Agency, BIA. Four miles north of Warm Springs, OR. Brush and grass. Creeping and smoldering.
Doce, Prescott NF. IMT 1 (Sciacca). Eight miles northwest of Prescott, AZ. Timber and brush. Extreme fire behavior with spotting. Numerous structures threatened. Evacuations in effect.
Kanuti - Alaska
June 23, 2013
Kanuti, Fairbanks Area Forestry, Alaska DOF. Eighteen miles northeast of Fairbanks, AK. Black spruce. Group tree torching.
Current Large Fires
Fire locations are based on data provided by the National Interagency Fire Center and are subject to change.
Large Incident: A wildfire of 100 acres or more occuring in timber, or a wildfire of 300 acres or more occuring in grass/sage. Wildland Fire: Any nonstructure fire, other than prescribed fire, that occurs in the wildland. Wildland Fire - IMT1: Wildland fire; Type 1 Incident Management Team Assigned. Wildland Fire - IMT2: Wildland fire; Type 2 Incident Management Team Assigned. Wildland Fire - Other: Wildland fire; Other Incident Management Team Assigned besides a Type 1 or Type 2 team (e.g. Type 3). Wildland Fire Use (WFU) Fire - A naturally ignited wildland fire that is managed to accomplish specific prestated resource management objectives in predefined geographic areas outlined in Fire Management Plans.
Map information provided courtesy of the UDSA Remote Sensing Application Center using data provided by the National Interagency Fire Center. The data is subject to change.
An upper low will continue to drift across the Northwest, bringing showers and thunderstorms to the Northwest and northern Rockies. Much cooler temperatures will spread to the northern Great Basin and Rockies. Warm and windy conditions will continue across the Southwest, the southern Great Basin and the central Rockies producing critical fire weather conditions for parts of the region. Showers and thunderstorms will develop over the Front Range of the Rockies and move into the Plains from southern Colorado to the Dakotas. Warm weather will continue for most of the South as scattered thunderstorms move through the region. Mild and dry conditions will spread over the Northeast. Alaska will continue hot and dry.
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