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Last Update: Wed, July 30, 2014 at 12:13:23 PM

     

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

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Northern California Preparedness Level: 2 (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 127 new fires. 3 new large fires reported and 2 large fires contained.

Two MAFFS C-130 air tankers and support personnel from the 153rd Airlift Wing (Wyoming Air National Guard) have been deployed to Boise, ID to support wildland fire suppression operations in the western U.S.

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

Fire Activity
Yesterday
Year to date
10-Year Average
Number of Fires
127
32,414
46,684
Acres Burned
1,677
1,618,882
4,145,580

 

Incident Name
State
Lead
Agency
Size
(acres)
Percent
Contained
Estimate of Containment
Personnel
Structures Lost
CA
YNP
647
5
unknown
82
0

Dark Hole, Yosemite NP. Four miles north of Yosemite Village, CA. Timber and brush. Creeping and smoldering with isolated torching. Area closures in effect.   Read More

CA
CAL FIRE AEU
4,240
90
August 1, 2014
1,311
66

Sand, Amador-El Dorado Unit, Cal Fire. Transfer of command from Cal Fire IMT 1 (Patterson) back to the local unit will occur tomorrow. Five miles north of Plymouth, CA. Timber and grass. Smoldering. Evacuations have been lifted.   Read More

CA
YNP
3,545
34
unknown
864
1

El Portal, Yosemite NP. IMT 1 (Joseph). IMT is also managing the Dark Hole fire. One mile east of El Portal, CA. Oak, chaparral and grass. Moderate fire behavior with torching and short-range spotting. Community of Foresta threatened. Evacuations, area and road closures in effect.   Read More

CA
CAL FIRE MMU
1,100
90
July 29, 2014
5
0

Kelley, Merced-Mariposa Unit, Cal Fire. Four miles northeast of Newman, CA. Grass. Smoldering.   Read More

CA
SNF
5,600
0
August 11, 2014
536
0

French, Sierra NF. IMT 2 (Cooper). Eighteen miles east of Oakhurst, CA. Timber. Active fire behavior. Structures threatened. Evacuations, area and road closures in effect.   Read More

CA
BTU
325
60
August 1, 2014
524
0

Web, Butte Unit, Cal Fire. Eighteen miles northeast of Chico, CA. Heavy logging slash. Minimal fire behavior.   Read More

CA
CAL FIRE NEU
3
60
July 30, 2014
50+
0

Portuguese, off Shirttail Canyon near Foresthill in Placer County. Lightning-caused fire. Difficult access and steep terrain. The fire is burning on the ridge top. It is burning in the vicinity of the old Robbers Fire, in the Yankee Jims area.
  Read More

CA
TNF
80+
100+
0

July Lightning, Tahoe National Forest, various locations. Lightning-caused fires on the Tahoe National Forest will be posted here.   Read More

Silvercreek II - Washington
WA
COA
330
85
July 12, 2014
60
0

Silvercreek II, Colville Agency, BIA. Three miles southeast of Keller, WA. Timber. Interior smoldering. Last report unless significant activity occurs.  

Rock Hill - Washington
WA
WFS
2,209
90
July 10, 2014
143
7

Rock Hill, Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office. Thirteen miles west of Mansfield, WA. Brush. Minimal fire behavior. Residences threatened.  

Saddle Mountain - Washington
WA
SPD
25,000
90
July 22, 2014
73
5

Saddle Mountain, Spokane District, BLM. Nine miles south of Vantage, WA. Brush and grass. Active fire behavior. Structures threatened. Evacuations in effect.  

Road C - Washington
WA
WFS
1,000
0
July 29, 2014
24
1

Road C, Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office. Started on private land four miles southwest of Mansfield, WA. Grass. Active fire behavior. Residences threatened. Evacuations in effect.  

Simpson Complex - Utah
UT
SLD
4,150
95
unknown
5
0

Simpson Complex (2 fires), Salt Lake Field Office, BLM. Fifteen miles west of Vernon, UT. Pinyon pine, juniper and brush. Smoldering. Precipitation occurred over the fire area yesterday.  

Black - Utah
UT
UWF
672
95
unknown
77
4

Black, Uinta/Wasatch-Cache NF. Twenty miles southwest of Vernon, UT. Timber. Creeping and smoldering. Precipitation occurred over the fire area yesterday.  

Levan - Utah
UT
SCS
4,343
65
August 1, 2014
86
0

Levan, Central Area, Utah DFF. IMT 2 (Rosenthal). One mile south of Levan, UT. Timber, brush and grass. Minimal fire behavior. Area closure in effect. Precipitation occurred over the fire area yesterday.  

Hampton - Nevada
NV
HTF
12,550
10
unknown
92
0

Hampton, Humboldt-Toiyabe NF. Previously reported incident. Thirty-nine miles east of Ely, NV. Timber, brush and grass. Running and torching.  

NV
HTF
10,612
15
unknown
395
2

Bear Trap, Humboldt-Toiyabe NF. IMT 2 (Kidd). Forty-five miles east of Warm Springs, NV. Timber. Moderate fire behavior with torching. Structures threatened.   Read More

Sampson - Nevada
NV
ELD
2,300
80
July 29, 2014
117
0

Sampson, Ely District, BLM. Sixty miles northeast of Ely, NV. Pinyon pine, juniper and brush. Creeping and smoldering. Sage-grouse habitat threatened. Precipitation occurred over the fire area yesterday.  

Elk Springs
CO
WRD
437
90
unknown
75
0

Elk Springs, White River Field Office, BLM. Two miles south of Elk Springs, CO. Chaparral. Smoldering. Sage-grouse habitat threatened. Precipitation occurred over the fire area yesterday.  

OR
DEF
5,699
90
unknown
220
0

Bridge 99 Complex, Deschutes NF. Twenty miles north of Sisters, OR. Mixed conifer, brush and grass. Smoldering. Structures threatened. Road and area closures in effect. Last report unless significant activity occurs.   Read More

OR
BUD
395,747
98
July 31, 2014
130
4

Buzzard Complex, Burns District, BLM. Thirteen miles northwest of Riverside, OR. Juniper, brush and grass. Smoldering. Sage-grouse habitat threatened.   Read More

Bingham Complex - Oregon
OR
WIF
452
0
unknown
148
0

Bingham Complex (2 fires), Willamette NF. Five miles east of Marion Forks, OR. Timber. Last report unless significant activity occurs.  

Logging Unit Complex - Oregon
OR
WSA
10,440
80
August 1, 2014
1,053
0

Logging Unit Complex (5 fires), Warm Springs Agency, BIA. IMT 1 (Schulte). Twenty-five miles northwest of Warm Springs, OR. Timber, medium logging slash and brush. Creeping and smoldering. Structures threatened. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.  

Center - Oregon
OR
PRD
2,515
90
unknown
29
0

Center, Prineville District, BLM. Started on private land three miles northeast of Post, OR. Juniper, brush and grass. No new information.  

Ochoco Complex - Oregon
OR
PRD
10,004
94
July 29, 2014
447
0

Ochoco Complex, Ochoco NF. Transfer of command from IMT 2 (Dunford) back to the local unit will occur tomorrow. Twenty-eight miles east of Prineville, OR. Timber. Smoldering. Sage-grouse habitat threatened. Area closure in effect.  

Kitten Complex - Oregon
OR
VAD
22,700
80
July 31, 2014
553
0

Kitten Complex (4 fires), Vale District, BLM. Transfer of command from IMT 1 (Poncin) back to the local unit will occur tomorrow. Twelve miles south of Ironside, OR. Brush. Smoldering with isolated torching. Structures threatened. Sage-grouse habitat threatened.  

Chiwaukum Complex - Washington
WA
OWF
12,377
0
unknown
1,231
5

Chiwaukum Complex, Okanogan/Wenatchee NF. IMT 1 (Dueitt). Nine miles northwest of Leavenworth, WA. Timber, heavy logging slash and brush. Creeping and smoldering with isolated torching. Numerous residences threatened. Evacuations, area and road closures in effect.  

WA
NES
250,514
66
August 2, 2014
3,085
154

Carlton Complex, Northeast Region, DNR. IMT 1 (Opliger), IMT 1 (Blume), IMT 2 (Rabe), IMT 2 (Allbee) and NIMO (Hahnenberg). Started on private land seven miles south of Twisp, WA. Timber, light logging slash and brush. Creeping and smoldering. Numerous structures threatened. Area and road closures in effect.   Read More

Lone Mountain 1 - Washington
WA
NCP
1,705
0
September 15, 2014
116
0

Lone Mountain 1, North Cascades NP. IMT 2 (Hutton). Three miles northeast of Stehekin, WA. Timber and brush. Creeping. Area closure in effect.  

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:

Showers and thunderstorms will develop over most of the Intermountain West and Rocky Mountains today as moisture continues to rotate under a strong ridge of high pressure aloft. Isolated dry thunderstorms with gusty outflow winds are possible in portions of Oregon and Idaho, but elsewhere storms will bring precipitation, especially near the Rockies where heavy rainfall is expected to begin today. It will remain hot over the western U.S. with showers and thunderstorms expected in the Gulf Coast region along a cold front.

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