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Last Update: Tue, September 2, 2014 at 11:57:32 PM

     

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: 2 (On a scale from 1 to 5)

Current National Situation: Initial attack activity was light yesterday with 63 new fires. 0 new large fires reported and 0 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
63
38,754
55,726
Acres Burned
100
2,753,306
6,111,351

 

Incident Name
State
Lead
Agency
Size
(acres)
Percent
Contained
Estimate of Containment
Personnel
Structures Lost
CA
CAL FIRE MEU
12,535
97
unknown
26
0

Lodge Complex, Mendocino Unit, Cal Fire. Twelve miles northwest of Laytonville, CA. Timber and chaparral. Interior burning. Last report unless significant activity occurs.   Read More

CA
KNF
40,102
83
September 3, 2014
739
2

July Complex (2 fires), Klamath NF. IMT 1 (Opliger). Four miles east of Sawyers Bar, CA. Timber. Moderate fire behavior. Structures threatened. Evacuations, road and area closures in effect.   Read More

CA
KNF
66,335
15
September 20, 2014
2,737
0

Happy Camp Complex (2 fires), Klamath NF. IMT 1 (Pincha-Tulley) and IMT 1 (McGowan). One mile east of Happy Camp, CA. Timber, brush and grass. Active fire behavior with torching. Numerous structures threatened. Evacuations and area closures in effect.   Read More

South Fork Complex - Oregon
OR
PRD
66,126
96
September 10, 2014
169
2

South Fork Complex, Prineville District, BLM. Twenty miles southwest of John Day, OR. Timber, brush and grass. Creeping and smoldering with occasional torching. Area closures in effect.  

Deception Complex - Oregon
OR
WIF
2,278
55
unknown
961
0

Deception Complex (2 fires), Willamette NF. IMT 1 (Schulte). Two miles west of Oakridge, OR. Timber. Creeping and smoldering. Structures threatened. Area closures in effect.  

Lost Hubcap - Oregon
OR
952S
2,984
40
September 6, 2014
622
0

Lost Hubcap, John Day Unit, Oregon DOF. ODF IMT 1 (Cline). Eight miles southwest of Monument, OR. Timber, brush and grass. Moderate fire behavior with isolated torching. Structures threatened.  

790 Rogue River - Oregon
OR
RSF
2,292
unknown
688
0

790, Rogue River-Siskiyou NF. IMT 2 (Fillis). Thirty miles northeast of Medford, OR. Timber. Moderate fire behavior with isolated torching.  

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:

Dry and breezy weather is expected to continue today across the entire western U.S., while east of the Rockies, showers and thunderstorms will develop from the central Plains through the Northeast. It will also be unsettled with storms over the mid-Atlantic states today.

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