National Interagency Fire Center

 

National Preparedness Level 4

as of August 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. MDT (on a scale from 1 to 5)

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208-387-5050

This report will be updated daily during PL4 and PL5.
Please check the IMSR for the daily report.

August 30, 2016

Light fire activity resulted in no new large fires yesterday. Wildland fire crews are making good progress toward containment goals throughout the West. Three large fires were contained which decreased the total number of large fires to 28.

Two MAFFS airtankers from the from the 153rd Airlift Wing and the 302nd Airlift Wing are providing support to firefighters in the Great Basin. An airtanker group from British Columbia is supporting wildland fire operations in Idaho.

Weather: Scattered thunderstorms will develop across the southern and central Rockies. Scattered thunderstorms will continue across the Gulf Coast to the Mid Atlantic. Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will linger over central Plains and the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Drizzle and light rain will move into the Northwest Coast. Temperatures will be warm over most of the country except cool over the Rockies, the Northwest and the Upper Midwest and hot in the desert Southwest.

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Daily statistics 8/30/16
Number of new large fires 0 States currently reporting large fires:
Number of active large fires
Total number includes full suppression and resource managed fires.
Total does not include individual fires within complexes.
28

California (8)
Colorado (1)
Idaho (4)
Montana (2)
Oregon (2)
Utah (1)
Washington (5)
Wyoming (5)

Acres from active fires 554,393
Fires contained 3
Year-to-date statistics
2016 (1/1/16 - 8/30/16) Fires: 39,977 Acres: 4,513,647
2015 (1/1/15 - 8/30/15) Fires: 43,606 Acres: 8,122,876
2014 (1/1/14 - 8/30/14) Fires: 38,454 Acres: 2,731,359
2013 (1/1/13 - 8/30/13) Fires: 34,256 Acres: 3,784,499
2012 (1/1/12 - 8/30/12) Fires: 44,123 Acres: 7,231,236
2011 (1/1/11 - 8/30/11) Fires: 53,638 Acres: 6,940,144
2010 (1/1/10 - 8/30/10) Fires: 43,544 Acres: 2,605,980
2009 (1/1/09 - 8/30/09) Fires: 64,682 Acres: 5,238,183
2008 (1/1/08 - 8/30/08) Fires: 64,221 Acres: 4,662,391
2007 (1/1/07 - 8/30/07) Fires: 65,377 Acres: 6,908,449
2006 (1/1/06 - 8/30/06) Fires: 78,948 Acres: 7,599,563
Annual average prior 10 years
2006-2015 Fires: 52,896 Acres: 5,555,006
Current Wildfires
Fire Unit Agency Size % Con/Comp Location Information
California Fires: 8 Acres: 207,724 New: 0 Contained: 1
Cedar Sequoia National Forest FS 29,206 60 5 miles north of Alta Sierra 208-512-9445
Chimney San Luis Obispo Unit, Cal Fire ST 46,344 70 15 miles west of Paso Robles 805-242-3640
Gap Klamath National Forest FS 5,500 0 4 miles east of Seiad Valley 530-572-1122
Grade Siskiyou Unit, Cal Fire ST 710 98 2 miles north of Yreka 805-364-2738
Rey Los Padres National Forest FS 32,601 78 7 miles north of Goleta 805-968-6640
Soberanes San Benito-Monterey Unit, Cal Fire ST 92,314 60 7 miles northwest of Big Sur 831-204-0446
Tulley Humboldt-Del Norte Unit, Cal Fire ST 599 60 6 miles north of Weitchpec 559-539-2607 x72212
Willow Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit, Cal Fire ST 450 15 2 miles east of San Andreas  
Havila Central California District BLM 304 100    
Colorado Fires: 1 Acres: 37,403 New: 0 Contained: 0
Beaver Creek Routt National Forest FS 37,403 53 24 miles north of Walden 307-223-2291
Idaho Fires: Acres: 166,020 New: 0 Contained: 0
Henrys Creek Bonneville Country CNTY 52,972 90 7 miles southeast of Idaho Falls 844-695-6544
John Doe West St Joe Area Office, Department of Lands ST 430 15 9 miles southwest of St Maries 406-203-8203
Pioneer Boise National Forest FS 111,604 58 8 miles north of Idaho City 208-392-9634
Tie Caribou-Targhee National Forest FS 1,014 44 10 miles southwest of Victor 208-991-0067
Montana Fires: 2 Acres: 25,985 New: 0 Contained: 0
Clear Creek Flathead Agency BIA 1,207 20 13 miles southeast of Plains  
Copper King Lolo National Forest FS 24,778 20 7 miles east of Thompson Falls 406-203-8203
Oregon Fires: 2 Acres: 39,832 New: 0 Contained: 1
High Pass Western Lane District, Department of Forestry DOF 195 80 10 miles west of Junction City 503-338-8442
Rail Wallowa-Whitman National Forest FS 39,637 65 5 miles west of Unity 541-446-3592
Cleveland Ridge Medford Unit, Department of Forestry ST 530 100    
Utah Fires: 1 Acres: 1,207 New: 0 Contained: 0
Peterson Hollow Uinta/Wasatch-Cache National Forest FS 1,207 25 12 miles northwest of Garden City 435-554-8011
Washington Fires: 5 Acres: 26,592 New: 0 Contained: 1
Buck Creek Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest FS 2,100 0 4 miles west of Trinity 509-548-2558
Cayuse Mountain Spokane Agency BIA 18,417 85 8 miles southwest of Wellpinit 509-416-6056
Deep North Northeast Region, Dept of Natural Resources ST 596 80 31 miles northeast of Colville 360-480-2700
Hart Northeast Region, Dept of Natural Resources ST 4,983 95 35 miles northwest of Spokane 509-685-6900
Suncrest Southeast Region, Dept of Natural Resources ST 496 50 2 miles east of Leavenworth 509-548-1849
Spokane Complex Northeast Region, Dept of Natural Resources ST 6,358 100    
Wyoming Fires: 5 Acres: 49,630 New: 0 Contained: 0
Berry Grand Teton National Park NPS 12,523 57 19 miles northwest of Moran 307-739-3566
Book Out Albany County CNTY 231 60 15 miles west of Wheatland  
Broadway Medicine Bow National Forest FS 246 0 30 miles northwest of Walden 307-223-2291
Maple Yellowstone National Park NPS 33,058 0 4 miles northeast of West Yellowstone 307-344-7102
Hunter Peak Shoshone National Forest FS 3,572 73 15 miles southeast of Cooke City 307-213-9252