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Last Update: Thu, October 2, 2014 at 05:25:39 AM

     

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

Northern California Preparedness Level: 2 (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 18 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
18
41,205
61,513
Acres Burned
5
3,059,752
6,719,688

 

Incident Name
State
Lead
Agency
Size
(acres)
Percent
Contained
Estimate of Containment
Personnel
Structures Lost
CA
ENF
97,099
94
October 4, 2014
2,557
80

King, ElDorado National Forest. Unified command between IMT 1 (Giachino) and Cal Fire IMT 1 (Smith). Transfer of command from IMT 1 (Smith) to IMT 1 (McGowan) will occur today. Eleven miles east of Placerville, CA. Timber and grass. Interior smoldering. Structures and energy infrastructure threatened. Area closures in effect. Precipitation occurred over the fire area yesterday.   Read More

CA
KNF
132,733
97
October 31, 2014
106
6

Happy Camp Complex, Klamath NF. One mile east of Happy Camp, CA. Timber, brush and grass. Interior smoldering. Area closure in effect. Last report unless significant activity occurs.   Read More

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

CA
LTBMU
20
90
unknown
65
0

Cascade, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. Fire is burning in the Desolation Wilderness 8 miles west of South Lake Tahoe, CA. 55 degrees, 45% relative humidity, winds south southwest at 7 gusting 20.   Read More

Johnson Bar - Idaho
ID
NCF
11,065
65
October 10, 2014
142
0

Johnson Bar, Nez Perce - Clearwater NF. Twenty miles southeast of Kooskia, ID. Timber. No new information.  

Deception Complex - Oregon
OR
WIF
6,033
95
October 15, 2014
163
0

Deception Complex, Willamette NF. Two miles west of Oakridge, OR. Timber. Smoldering.  

36 Pit - Oregon
OR
MHF
5,520
69
unknown
286
0

36 Pit, Mt. Hood NF. Eight miles southeast of Estacada, OR. Timber. Minimal fire behavior. Road and area closures in effect.  

Onion Mountain
OR
RSF
4,105
95
September 30, 2014
58
0

Onion Mountain, Rogue River-Siskiyou NF. Fifteen miles west of Grants Pass, OR. Timber. Smoldering.  

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 offshore winds are expected over California today and tonight as high pressure aloft strengthens over the western U.S. T his high pressure will force a deep upper level trough through the northern and central Rockies with unsettled conditions including rain and high elevation snow. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are also expected for the northeast U.S. with an upper lev el low pressure trough and associated cold front.

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