National Interagency Fire Center

 

National Preparedness Level 3

as of June 15 at 2 p.m. MDT (on a scale from 1 to 5)

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July 2, 2020

Large fire activity continues in seven states where 42 wildfires have burned 726,735 acres. New large fires were reported in Colorado, Nevada, and Washington.

Every year we look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the 4th of July. Summertime, however, also brings wildfires due to fireworks and outdoor cooking. This year we need you to do your part to prevent wildfires. We are all in this together, prevent wildfires and protect firefighters, your community, and public lands.

During this unprecedented time, the safety of the public and all wildland fire responders is always the number one priority for all wildland fire agencies. For more information and links to the Geographic Area Plans, visit the NIFC COVID-19 page.

Weather

The first surge of the monsoonal moisture will move into the Four Corners states and will create scattered storms with abundant lightning. Storms will transition to being wet by evening in most areas. A warm, dry southwesterly flow will continue across California and the Western Great Basin. Breezy winds across southern Nevada could create pockets of critical conditions. High pressure over the Great Plains will strengthen and will allow for the heat to build north into Canada.  Drying conditions are expected across New England as a high pressure intensifies eastward from the Great Lakes. In Alaska, dry conditions will develop as high pressure over the Gulf of Alaska strengthens and extends into the Interior.

Daily statistics7/2/20
Number of new large fires or emergency response 3 States currently reporting large fires:
Number of active large fires
Total does not include individual fires within complexes.
42

Alaska (19)
Arizona (5)
Colorado (2)
Nevada (5)
New Mexico (4)
Texas (1)
Utah (5)
Washington (1)

Acres from active fires 726,735
Fires contained 2
Year-to-date statistics
2020 (1/1/20 - 7/1/20) Fires: 24,533 Acres: 1,457,463
2019 (1/1/19 - 7/1/19) Fires: 19,667 Acres: 1,068,210
2018 (1/1/18 - 7/1/18) Fires: 29,111 Acres: 2,534,701
2017 (1/1/17 - 7/1/17) Fires: 30,247 Acres: 2,855,889
2016 (1/1/16 - 7/1/16) Fires: 25,940 Acres: 2,140,425
2015 (1/1/15 - 7/1/15) Fires: 28,078 Acres: 2,265,750
2014 (1/1/14 - 7/1/14) Fires: 26,295 Acres: 894,081
2013 (1/1/13 - 7/1/13) Fires: 22,050 Acres: 2,259,418
2012 (1/1/12 - 7/1/12) Fires: 27,707 Acres: 2,073,954
2011 (1/1/11 - 7/1/11) Fires: 36,424 Acres: 4,795,942
2010 (1/1/10 - 7/1/10) Fires: 29,811 Acres: 1,486,681
10-year average Year-to-Date
2010-2019 Fires: 27,533 Acres: 2,237,505

 

Current Wildfires
Fire Unit Agency Size % Ctn Location Information
Alaska Fires: 19 Acres: 147,722 New: 0 Contained: 0
Bearpaw Mountain Tanana Zone BLM 700 0 61 miles west of Healy  
Big Waldren Fork Department of Forestry ST 498 0 southwest of McGrath  
Billy Hawk Creek Galena Zone BLM 2,240 95    
Clear Creek Military Zone BLM 1,285 0 10 miles south of Fairbanks  
Coleen Upper Yukon Zone BLM 830 0 50 miles northeast of Chalkyitsik  
Gold Mountain Tanana Zone BLM 344 0 23 miles northwest of Kallands  
Ingakslugwat Hills Southwest Area, Dept of Forestry BLM 52,250 0 51 miles southeast of Chevak  
Isom Creek Upper Yukon Zone BLM 12,180 70 17 miles southwest of Steven Village 907-356-5511
Iwaktok Hill Southwest Area, Dept of Forestry BLM 13,030 0 69 mile southeast of Chevak  
Kochilagok Hill Southwest Area, Dept of Forestry ST 29,322 0    
Manokinak River Department of Forestry ST 12,133 0 36 miles southeast of Chevak  
Old Lost Upper Yukon Zone BLM 452 0 22 miles northeast of Stevens Village  
Tagagawik River Galena Zone BLM 1,006 0    
Tagagawik River 2 Galena Zone BLM 505 0    
Taylor Creek Southwest Area, Dept of Forestry ST 13,111 0    
Titnuk Creek Southwest Area, Dept of Forestry ST 4,714 0    
Tivehvun Lake Upper Yukon Zone BLM 829 0 31 miles south of Christian  
Wapoo Creek Galena Zone BLM 600 0    
Wapoo Creek 2 Galena Zone BLM 1,693 0 45 miles south of Poorman  
Arizona Fires: 5 Acres: 416,417 New: 0 Contained: 0
Bighorn Coronado National Forest FS 118,370 58 3 miles southeast of Oro Valley 520-329-7439
Bringham Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest FS 23,142 40 25 miles north of Morenci 928-288-2154
Bush Tonto National Forest FS 193,455 98 38 miles northeast of Mesa 928-351-7596
Mangum Kaibab National Forest FS 71,450 67 24 miles southeast of Fredonia 602-345-0469
Wood Springs 2 Navajo Region Fire and Aviation BIA 10,000 5 12 miles northeast of Ganado 505-862-9488
Colorado Fires: 2 Acres: 544 New: 1 Contained: 1
Goose Creek Rio Grande National Forest FS 149 35 14 miles southeast of Creed 719-588-7045
Yellow Jacket Montezuma County CNTY/Local 395 50 5 miles southeast of Pleasant View  
* County Road 49 Phillips County CNTY 750 100    
Nevada Fires: 4 Acres: 36,464 New: 1 Contained: 0
Mahogany Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest FS 2,794 40 7 miles northeast of Mt. Charleston 707-789-1435
Miller Ely District BLM 4,519 60 31 miles northeast of Pioche 775-289-1842
* Parson Elko County Fire Protection District CNTY/Local 360 5 48 miles northeast of Wells  
Poeville Road Truckee Meadows Fire Protect Dist. CNTY 3,010 98 12 miles northwest of Reno 775-455-5316
Twin Ely District BLM 25,781 50 12 miles northeast of Alamo 775-289-1842
New Mexico Fires: 4 Acres: 38,828 New: 1 Contained: 0
Cub Gila National Forest FS 535 0 15 miles southeast of Mogollon 530-925-1642
Good Gila National Forest FS 17,510 53 29 miles north of Silver City 530-925-1642
Tadpole Gila National Forest FS 11,159 69 12 miles north of Silver City 575-519-0103
Vics Peak Cibola National Forest FS 10,624 38 45 miles southwest of Socorro 505-659-5836
Texas Fires: 1 Acres: 1,090 New: 0 Contained: 0
20 Mile Big Thicket National Park NPS 1,090 50 26 miles east of Sarita  
Utah Fires: 5 Acres: 84,270 New: 0 Contained: 1
Canal Central Area, Dept. of Forestry ST 69,178 20 5 miles north of Oak City 435-635-8738
Knolls Northwest Area, Dept. of Forestry ST 12,584 97 5 miles south of Saratoga Springs  
Powerline Southwest Area, Dept. of Forestry ST 710 70 6 miles north of Nephi  
Roc Manti-La Sal National Forest FS 210 60 16 miles northeast of La Sal  
Wire Pass Cedar City District BLM 1,588 95 25 miles east of Kanab  
Rock Path Richfield Field Office BLM 20,941 100 15 miles north of Milford  
Washington Fires: 1 Acres: 400 New: 1 Contained: 0
* Big Horn Spokane District BLM 400 75 7 miles southeast of Ellensburg