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Last Update: Tue, September 23, 2014 at 01:18:58 AM

     

National Preparedness Level: 2 (On a scale from 1 to 5)

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Northern California Preparedness Level: 3 (On a scale from 1 to 5)

Southern California Preparedness Level: 3 (On a scale from 1 to 5)

Current National Situation: Initial attack activity was light yesterday with 59 new fires. 0 new large fires reported and 2 large fires contained.

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

Fire Activity
Yesterday
Year to date
10-Year Average
Number of Fires
59
40,115
59,689
Acres Burned
1,360
3,027,795
6,639,145

 

Incident Name
State
Lead
Agency
Size
(acres)
Percent
Contained
Estimate of Containment
Personnel
Structures Lost
CA
ENF
87,592
18
unknown
6,924
32

King, ENF. Unified command between IMT 1 (Giachino) and Cal Fire IMT 1 (Smith). Eleven miles east of Placerville, CA. Timber and grass. Active fire behavior with uphill runs. Numerous residences and energy infrastructure threatened. Evacuations, road and area closures in effect.   Read More

CA
KNF
48,217
78
October 1, 2014
190
2

July Complex (2 fires), Klamath NF. Four miles east of Sawyers Bar, CA. Timber, brush and grass. Active fire behavior. Area closure in effect.   Read More

CA
KNF
131,996
85
October 31, 2014
895
6

Happy Camp Complex, Klamath NF. IMT 1 (Opliger). One mile east of Happy Camp, CA. Timber, brush and grass. Active fire behavior.   Read More

CA
YNP
4,772
98
September 29, 2014
9
0

Meadow, Yosemite NP. IMT 2 (Cooper). Five miles east of Yosemite Valley, CA. Timber and brush. Minimal fire behavior. Structures threatened. Area closures in effect.   Read More

CA
CAL FIRE MMU
320
90
September 21, 2014
490
49

Courtney, Merced-Mariposa Unit, Cal Fire. Three miles east of Oakhurst, CA. Chaparral and grass. Minimal fire behavior.   Read More

CA
ENF
94
78
unknown
151
0

The Irene Fire is a lightning-caused fire burning in the Mokelumne Wilderness east of Summit City Canyon in the Eldorado National Forest.   Read More

Tract 17
CA
SWR
395
80
September 21, 2014
68
0

Tract 17, Sacramento NWR, FWS. Seven miles south of Willows, CA. Grass. Minimal fire behavior. Area closure in effect.  

CA
ENF
76,379
10
unknown
4,425
0

King, Amador-El Dorado Unit, Cal Fire. Unified command between IMT 1 (Giachino) and Cal Fire IMT 1 (Smith). Eleven miles east of Placerville, CA. Timber and grass. Active fire behavior with uphill runs. Numerous residences and energy infrastructure threatened. Evacuations, road and area closures in effect.   Read More

Deception Complex - Oregon
OR
WIF
2,747
55
unknown
1,068
0

Deception Complex (2 fires), Willamette NF. IMT 1 (Schulte). Two miles west of Oakridge, OR. Timber. Active fire behavior with group torching and short crown runs. Numerous structures threatened. Area closures in effect.  

790 Rogue River - Oregon
OR
RSF
2,312
48
September 15, 2014
660
0

790, Rogue River-Siskiyou NF. IMT 2 (Fillis). Thirty miles northeast of Medford, OR. Timber. Interior group torching. Area closure in effect.  

Onion Mountain
OR
RSF
1,500
0
unknown
181
0

Onion Mountain, Rogue River-Siskiyou NF. IMT 2 (Williams). Fifteen miles west of Grants Pass, OR. Timber. Extreme fire behavior with group torching and spotting. Structures threatened.  

current large fires map
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.

Weather Outlook:

Gusty southwest winds are expected over portions of California, with warm and dry conditions. A trough of low pressure approaching the Pacific Northwest coast will be preceded by a cold front with gusty northwest winds and precipitation in western Washington. Showers and thunderstorms will develop over most of the Rocky Mountain region and adjacent Plains as an upper level disturbance moves eastward.

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