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National Preparedness Level 3

as of September 7 at 2 pm MDT (on a scale from 1 to 5)

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September 21, 2018

Firefighters contained 10 large fires yesterday. Two new ones were reported, one each in Montana and Oregon. Currently 71 large fires have burned 913,394 acres in 11 states.

Emergency responders and support personnel continue to assist with relief efforts in North Carolina.

Weather: A westerly flow will resume across much of the country as temperatures remain near average in most areas. Breezy conditions are expected near the mountain passes in the mountains across the northern tier of the country. Showers will develop in the Cascades by afternoon and spread east into the Okanogan by evening. A stationary front positioned across the South will allow for a return to wet conditions across Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. All in all, widespread critical fire weather conditions are not expected today across the country.

Daily statistics 9/21/18
Number of new large fires or emergency response 2 States currently reporting large fires:
Number of active large fires
Total does not include individual fires within complexes.
71

Alaska (8)
Arizona (4)
California (1)
Colorado (5)
Idaho (13)
Montana (10)
Nevada (1)
Oregon (4)
Utah (7)
Washington (14)
Wyoming (4)

Acres from active fires 913,394
Fires contained 10
Year-to-date statistics
2018 (1/1/18 - 9/21/18) Fires: 48,347 Acres: 7,327,449
2017 (1/1/17 - 9/21/17) Fires: 48,612 Acres: 8,552,286
2016 (1/1/16 - 9/21/16) Fires: 43,959 Acres: 4,869,943
2015 (1/1/15 - 9/21/15) Fires: 47,146 Acres: 8,920,752
2014 (1/1/14 - 9/21/14) Fires: 40,054 Acres: 3,026,331
2013 (1/1/13 - 9/21/13) Fires: 38,401 Acres: 4,011,485
2012 (1/1/12 - 9/21/12) Fires: 47,159 Acres: 8,549,966
2011 (1/1/11 - 9/21/11) Fires: 58,861 Acres: 7,667,016
2010 (1/1/10 - 9/21/10) Fires: 48,022 Acres: 2,730,840
2009 (1/1/09 - 9/21/09) Fires: 70,136 Acres: 5,561,129
2008 (1/1/08 - 9/21/08) Fires: 67,885 Acres: 4,717,159
10-year average Year-to-Date
2008-2017 Fires: 51,321 Acres: 5,702,203
Current Wildfires
Fire Unit Agency Size % Ctn Location Information
Alaska Fires: 8 Acres: 72,588 New: 0 Contained: 0
Andrew Creek Upper Yukon Zone BLM 8,249 0 49 miles southeast of Circle Hot Springs  
Charley River Upper Yukon Zone BLM 542 0 48 miles southeast of Circle Hot Springs  
Dome Creek Upper Yukon Zone BLM 832 0 41 miles southeast of Circle Hot Springs  
Edwards Creek Upper Yukon Zone BLM 132 0 41 miles southeast of Circle Hot Springs  
Eureka Creek Upper Yukon Zone BLM 148 0 35 miles southeast of Circle Hot Springs  
Kevinjik Upper Yukon Zone BLM 28,652 0    
Taixtsalda Hill Tanana Zone BLM 27,194 1 14 miles southwest of Northway Village  
Webber Creek Upper Yukon Zone BLM 6,839 0    
Arizona Fires: 4 Acres: 15,359 New: 0 Contained: 2
Cat Kaibab National Forest FS 4,591 0 11 miles north of North Rim 928-643-8110
Hub Point Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest FS 5,056 95 2 miles east of Pindale 928-333-6336 
Platypus Coconino National Forest FS 4,799 45 8 miles northwest of Sedona 928-527-3600
Rhino Coconino National Forest FS 913 45 9 miles northwest of Sedona  
Bald Kaibab National Forest FS 340 100 6 miles northwest of Parks 928-635-5653
Perkins Kaibab National Forest FS 565 100 13 miles southeast of Williams 928-635-5653
California Fires: 1 Acres: 60,681 New: 0 Contained: 0
Delta Shasta-Trinity National Forest FS 60,681 90 2 miles north of Lakehead 530-498-0953
Colorado Fires: 5 Acres: 55,048 New: 0 Contained: 1
Bull Draw Uncompahgre Field Office BLM 32,645 70 12 miles northwest of Nucla 970-578-0213
Cabin Lake White River National Forest FS 5,975 98 16 miles southeast of Meeker 970-878-4039
Cache Creek White River National Forest FS 2,703 55 8 miles southwest of Rifle 970-625-2371
Horse San Juan National Forest FS 702 64 14 miles northwest of Pagosa Springs 970-765-0592
Weston Pass Pike-San Isabel National Forest FS 13,023 98 9 miles southwest of Fairplay 719-966-7842
Boone Draw Moffat County CNTY 8,610 100 54 miles northwest of Craig 970-724-3027
Idaho Fires: 13 Acres: 78,050 New: 0 Contained: 3
Bible Back Sawtooth National Forest FS 3,500 33 21 miles southeast of Stanley  
Bum Creek Payette National Forest FS 3,500 0 10 miles east of Yellow Pine 208-634-0820
Caton Payette National Forest FS 790 0 24 miles east of McCall 208-634-0820
Copper Mountain Idaho Panhandle National Forest FS 476 23 4 miles east of Eastport 208-267-5561
Cougar Idaho Panhandle National Forest FS 7,866 85 5 miles east of East Hope 208-557-8813
Pistol Salmon-Challis National Forest FS 458 0 38 miles southeast of McCall  
Rabbit Foot Salmon-Challis National Forest FS 36,004 82 14 miles southwest of Salmon+ 208-756-7853
Rampike Idaho Panhandle National Forest FS 3,100 0 23 miles northeast of Kellogg 208-664-2318
Rattlesnake Creek Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest FS 8,220 89 5 miles southwest of Riggins 208-820-1965 
Smith Creek Idaho Panhandle National Forest FS 1,113 0 19 miles west of Bonners Ferry 208-267-5561
Stewart Creek Sawtooth National Forest FS 5,270 62 18 miles northwest of Fairfield 208-764-3202
Surprise Creek Idaho Panhandle National Forest FS 3,185 78 18 miles east of Athol 208-664-2318
Wapiti Boise National Forest FS 4,571 80 13 miles southwest of Stanley 208-259-3361
Indian Butte Clark County CNTY 13,072 100 8 miles northwest of Dubois 208-497-7270
Kiwah Salmon-Challis National Forest FS 14,603 100 49 miles northwest of Challis 208-756-7853
Oneida Franklin County ST 911 100 6 miles northeast of Preston  
Montana Fires: 10 Acres: 44,914 New: 1 Contained: 3
Bacon Rind Custer-Gallanting National Forest FS 4,912 26 17 miles north of West Yellowstone 406 579-3732
Beaver Creek Beaverhead/Deerlodge National Forest FS 2,090 35 32 miles southwest of Anaconda 406-616-2788
Boundary Glacier National Park NPS 2,911 60 42 miles northeast of Whitefish 406-888-7077
Brownstone Flathead National Forest FS 4,070 0 25 miles east of Condon 406-758 5376
Davis Kootenai National Forest FS 6,614 40 10 miles northwest of Yaak 406-283-7693
Gold Hill Kootenai National Forest FS 6,602 55 13 miles north of Libby 775-403-2144 
Howe Ridge Glacier National Park NPS 14,522 51 10 miles north of West Glacier 406-888-7077
Juliet Flathead National Forest FS 2,518 0 28 miles northeast of Condon 406-758-5376
* Stadium Flathead National Forest FS 250 0 20 miles southeast of Swan Lake  
Moose Creek Helena National Forest FS 425 0 43 miles west of Choteau  
Coal Ridge Flathead National Forest FS 280 100 28 miles north of Kalispell 406-578-8256
Pauola Ridge Flathead National Forest FS 1,111 100 3 miles northwest of Essex 406-758-3546
Whale Butte Flathead National Forest FS 515 100 45 miles north of Kalispell 406-758-3546
Nevada Fires: 1 Acres: 31,782 New: 0 Contained: 0
Goshute Cave Ely District BLM 31,782 98 55 miles north of Ely 775-289-1842
North Carolina Incidents: 1 Acres: N/A New: 0 Contained: N/A
Hurricane Florence - EOC National Forests of North Carolina ST N/A N/A Entire state of North Carolina  
Hurricane Florence - Garner National Forests of North Carolina ST N/A N/A Entire state of North Carolina 919-589-6853
Oregon Fires: 4 Acres: 188,241 New: 1 Contained: 0
Klondike Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest FS 143,619 72 9 miles northwest of Selma 541-247-6789
* Cabbage Pendleton Unit, Dept of Forestry ST 100 60 12 miles southeast of Pendleton  
Natchez Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest FS 33,440 84 15 miles southeast of Cave Junction 503-867-7959
Terwilliger Willamette National Forest FS 11,082 80 5 miles southeast of Blue River 541-822-7259
Utah Fires: 7 Acres: 128,183 New: 0 Contained: 1
Bald Mountain Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest FS 17,608 12 7 miles northeast of Mona 385-955-0770
Bear Trap Uintah and Ouray Agency BIA 12,246 30 44 miles southeast of Price  
Lonely Bryce Canyon National Park NPS 810 0 11 miles southwest of Cannonville 402-250-5017
Pole Canyon Fishlake National Forest FS 360 80    
Pole Creek Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest FS 95,701 32 12 miles northeast of Nephi 406-848-1940
Riggs Dixie National Forest FS 1,096 5   402-250-5017
Slate Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest FS 362 11 6 miles east of Kamas  
Murdock Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest FS 601 100 20 miles east of Kamas  
Washington Fires: 14 Acres: 185,461 New: 0 Contained: 0
Arctic Jim North Cascades National Park NPS 880 0    
Bannock Lakes Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest FS 497 0 14 miles southwest of Stehekin  
Buckindy Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest FS 105 0    
Clear Fork Gifford Pinchot National Forest FS 113 0    
Cougar Creek Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest FS 42,712 79 8 miles northwest of Manson 509-664-9210
Crescent Mountain Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest FS 52,609 75 18 miles west of Winthrop 480-744-9318
Flower Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest FS 150 0    
Holman Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest FS 302 0 19 miles northwest of Manzama 480-744-9318
Little Fork North Cascades National Park NPS 425 0 14 miles southwest of Stehekin  
Maple Olympic National Forest FS 3,300 48 10 miles north of Hoordsport 253-617-1143
McLeod Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest FS 24,411 86 8 miles north of Mazama 480-744-9318
Miles Umpqua National Forest FS 54,134 70 7 miles northeast of Trail 541-825-3295
Miriam Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest FS 5,400 50 15 miles east of Packwood 509-653-1468
Wrong Creek Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest FS 423 0 14 miles southwest of Stehekin  
Wyoming Fires: 4 Acres: 53,087 New: 0 Contained: 0
Marten Creek Bridger-Teton National Forest FS 5,443 2 13 miles east of Afton 307-886-5300
Roosevelt Bridger-Teton National Forest FS 31,681 0 32 miles south of Jackson 844-692-5334
Ryan Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest FS 2,725 0 27 miles northwest of Walden 307-314-9408
Silver Creek Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest FS 13,238 35 16 miles northwest of Kremmling 307-840-9810