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Last Update: Wed, January 28, 2015 at 08:14:23 PM

     

National Preparedness Level: 1 (On a scale from 1 to 5)

Northern California Preparedness Level: 1 (On a scale from 1 to 5)

Southern California Preparedness Level: 1 (On a scale from 1 to 5)

Current National Situation: Initial attack activity was light this week with 499 new fires. 19 new large fires reported and 13 large fires contained.

Smaller, local fires are listed as they occur in Happening Now.

Fire Activity
Last week
Year to date
10-Year Average
Number of Fires
499
1,060
1,203
Acres Burned
12,073
14,730
71,077

 

Incident Name
State
Lead
Agency
Size
(acres)
Percent
Contained
Estimate of Containment
Personnel
Structures Lost
CA
ENF
97,717
100
October 8, 2014
0
80

King, Eldorado National Forest. Eleven miles east of Placerville, CA.   Read More

CA
ENF
58
50
January 27, 2015
81
0

McOullah Complex, Tanner Point Ridge, ElDorado National Forest.

On Saturday, January 24th 2015, multiple fires were reported along Tanner Ridge. This fire was initially reported as the Tanner Fire. Hand piles burning on private land had burned onto National Forest land.   Read More

current large fires map
Large incident map currently updated on Fridays or as fire conditions warrant.

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.

Weather Outlook:

 

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