CIFFC Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre Inc.
National Wildland Fire Situation Report

May 02, 2016, 15:00 Hours
National Preparedness Level: Level 1
Description: No large wildland fire activity nationally. Most Agencies have low fire hazard, load and potential. Little or no national mobilizations.
Weekly teleconference scheduled (Wednesday 11:00 CDT). Call-in required.
Prov Agency Operational Summary
ONThere have been 32 new fires in the province since last Wednesday. All human caused. Fires are now spreading into standing timber.
QCAll resource requests will be evaluated based on the situation in Quebec.
PCPrairie parks patrolling prescribed fires. Prairies going into High / Extreme. Most other parks across country quiet as they finish crew training.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC77
YT22
AB1414
NT0
SK1414
MB66
ON99
QC66
NL44
NB1515
NS22
PE0
PC0
Total 0 79 79
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC155974BC112186405.12
YT0YT220.30
AB22931AB2652961,620.84
NT0NT0
SK21012SK64761,473.80
MB1212MB1224652.00
ON437ON404735.70
QC22QC788023.50
NL33NL1416.20
NB88NB160168213.20
NS0NS118118255.00
PE0PE0
PC0PC440.21
Total 23 126 149 Total 856 1005 4,695.87
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC558,841.00
YT0
AB0
NT0
SK2020272.00
MB1110.00
ON0
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 6 20 26 9,123.00
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC1919,246.12
YT20.30
AB2961,620.84
NT00.00
SK961,745.80
MB25662.00
ON4735.70
QC8023.50
NL416.20
NB168213.20
NS118255.00
PE00.00
PC40.21
Total 1031 13,818.87
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB35351,623.28
NT0
SK116.00
MB0
ON11144.00
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC66121,245.00
Total 41 8 49 3,018.28
F Agency Preparedness Level For Today
Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5
Agency Fire HazardLowLow - ModMod - HighHigh - ExExtreme
Current Fire LoadLowLow - ModMod - HighHighHigh - Ex
Anticipated Load (7 Days)LowModerateHighHigh - HeavyHeavy
Agency Resource LevelsAdequateAdequateSome AssistanceAssistance Req.Inadequate
CIFFC request for Mutual Aid Response LevelExcellentGoodMod - PoorPoor - NilNil
Potential for international assistancenilnilnilIncreasingConsideration
APL
BC 1
YT 1
AB 3
NT 1
SK 3
MB 2
ON 1
QC 1
NL 1
NB 1
NS 2
PE
PC 1
G
Current and Forecasted Weather Sites
Forecasted Fire Weather Index for Tomorrow (Hot Link to the CWFIS Fire Danger Map courtesy of the CFS NoFC)
http://cwfis.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/home
Current and Forecasted Weather (Hot Link to the AES Weather site)
http://www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/canada_e.html
H Comment on Preparedness Planning
ABBuilding trend, very high to extreme hazard, potential for large fires
ONHazard is building. Some areas have become lightning receptive. 8 of 9 415's online. All long-term aircraft will be on hire by the end of the week. Remaining Fire Rangers will be hired on this week.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC04
SK7
MB00-3
ON05-12
QC00-3
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
BCG800684,000.00It is currently unsafe for ground crews to be working on this incident. The wildfire is being monitored from the air. First priority is public safetyEvacuation Alert is effect
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
AB54427
SK41
MB21
PC2
Total 5 52 29 0
L Possibility of Resource Requirements

Outstanding Resource Requests
For Resources
M Past 24 Hours Mobilization
To Resources From
N Resource Mobilization: To
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
Equipment
Aircraft
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
Equipment
Aircraft
Compact Agreement Mobilization
To Resources From
O Resource Demobilization
To Resources From
Compact Agreement Demobilization
To Resources From
P Resource Availability Report
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC US Total
Personnel
   Initial Attack 3p33
   Sustained Action 20p11
   Incident Mgmt Team 8p11
   Overhead1010
Equipment
   Pump Kits5050
   Hose10001000
Aircraft
   Skimmer2/415
   Birddog1/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 416 fires for 3,644.60 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 15,485
Year to Date Hectares 592,161.53

For the week of April 22nd to the 28th.


US Preparedness Level

Level 1 Description:
No large fire activity nationally.
Most Geographic Areas have low to moderate fire danger.
Little or no commitment of National Resources.

Duty Officer: Dave Bokovay
CIFFC: 24 hours ciffc@ciffc.ca
204-784-2030 www.ciffc.ca
Summary of the Total Fires and Hectares to Date compared to the Last Year fire season
Fires Hectares
2015 2016 2015 2016
BC 0 191 BC 0 9,246
YT 0 2 YT 0 0
AB 0 296 AB 0 1,621
NT 0 0 NT 0 0
SK 0 96 SK 0 1,746
MB 0 25 MB 0 662
ON 0 47 ON 0 36
QC 0 80 QC 0 24
NL 0 4 NL 0 16
NB 0 168 NB 0 213
NS 0 118 NS 0 255
PE 0 0 PE 0 0
PC 0 4 PC 0 0
Total 0 1,031 Total 0 13,819
Fires Hectares
5 yr avg 10 yr avg 15 yr avg 20 yr avg 25 yr avg 5 yr avg 10 yr avg 15 yr avg 20 yr avg 25 yr avg
BC 36 50 71 78 62 BC 2,278 1,372 1,067 903 722
YT 0 0 0 1 0 YT 0 0 0 0 0
AB 55 79 87 86 69 AB 55 271 306 467 374
NT 0 0 0 0 0 NT 0 0 0 0 0
SK 13 16 28 30 24 SK 99 235 446 612 489
MB 13 14 28 33 27 MB 1,284 1,134 1,688 2,405 1,924
ON 37 37 41 54 43 ON 71 67 188 316 252
QC 27 23 36 34 27 QC 26 25 44 43 34
NL 4 3 2 3 2 NL 12 6 6 8 6
NB 82 60 55 49 39 NB 104 78 81 72 58
NS 13 39 41 42 34 NS 19 192 159 154 123
PE 1 1 0 1 0 PE 2 1 1 1 1
PC 1 2 2 2 2 PC 3,580 1,837 1,233 926 741
Total 282 323 393 412 330 Total 7,530 5,220 5,220 5,906 4,724