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

Sep 11, 2013, 15:00 Hours
NOTE: This is the last report for the 2013 season.
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. No weekly teleconference scheduled.
** If the situation builds a call will be scheduled and noted on the SitRep (Wednesday 11:00 CDT).
Prov Agency Operational Summary
BCExperiencing above normal temperatures, still experiencing low to moderate fire activity.
ABBuilding fire hazard, will assess requests based on current fire situation.
ONThere were 9 new fires in the province since last Wednesday. Currently dealing with flooding in the Sault Ste. Marie area.
QCAll resource requests will be evaluated based on the current fire situation in Quebec.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC7512
YT0
AB22
NT0
SK11
MB11
ON0
QC22
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 9 9 18
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC16364BC161716816,535.00
YT336YT5157940.00
AB55AB1119112421,909.97
NT819NT7786165,540.16
SK134SK26927356,322.69
MB1212MB296308133,271.00
ON0ON46846819,657.50
QC0QC41241263,897.60
NL0NL919129,593.10
NB0NB352352872.40
NS0NS171171302.80
PE0PE9955.00
PC22PC19215,079.00
Total 13 89 102 Total 4951 5053 503,976.22
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC80806,463.00
YT6750117237,850.00
AB0
NT42116158351,737.93
SK14109123254,807.50
MB4786133551,603.00
ON14758923,666.60
QC75751,794,804.10
NL88896.20
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC5476172,401.00
Total 318 526 844 3,294,229.33
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC176112,998.00
YT174238,790.00
AB112421,909.97
NT244517,278.09
SK396311,130.19
MB441684,874.00
ON55743,324.10
QC4871,858,701.70
NL9930,489.30
NB352872.40
NS171302.80
PE955.00
PC8277,480.00
Total 5897 3,798,205.55
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB31312,483.36
NT0
SK33495.00
MB0
ON0
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC1414975.80
Total 0 48 48 3,954.16
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 1
NT 1
SK 1
MB 2
ON 1
QC 1
NL 1
NB 1
NS 1
PE 1
PC 2
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/en_CA/fwmaps/fwi/20130912
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
ONCrew members finish their contracts this Friday.
PCGearing up for potential prescribed fires in Jasper and Banff in the next 7 days.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC06
SK1-20-1
MB1-31-3
ON0-20-2
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
BC1101
AB2152
SK1
MB11
Total 4 26 4 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
   Hose0
   Aid Machine11
   Pump Kits0
   Chainsaw c/w kits0
   Pulaski0
Aircraft
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
Equipment
   Hose0
   Aid Machine11
   Pump Kits0
   Chainsaw c/w kits0
   Pulaski0
Aircraft
Compact Agreement Mobilization
To Resources From
O Resource Demobilization
To Resources From
BC23 Smokejumpers
1 Agency Representative
US
ON5/20p. Type 1 crews
5 Strike Team leaders
1 Fire Behaviour Analyst
3 Agency Representatives
US
QC200 Lengths of HosePC
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 3p1010
   Sustained Action 20p325
   Incident Mgmt Team 19p112
   Overhead1541029
Equipment
   Value protection unit100100
   Hose40004000
Aircraft
   Skimmer2/4152/415
   Landbased6/802
   Birddog1/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 93 fires for 3,617.48 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 37,347
Year to Date Hectares 1,625,105.44



US Preparedness Level

Level 2 Description:
One Geographic Area experiencing high fire danger.
Wildland fire activity is occurring and a potential exists for escapes to larger (project) fires.
Minimal mobilization of resources from other Geographic Areas is occurring.
The potential exists for mobilizing additional resources from other Geographic Areas.

Duty Officer: Serge Poulin
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
2012 2013 2012 2013
BC 0 1,761 BC 0 12,998
YT 126 174 YT 92,116 238,790
AB 0 1,124 AB 0 21,910
NT 0 244 NT 0 517,278
SK 0 396 SK 0 311,130
MB 0 441 MB 0 684,874
ON 0 557 ON 0 43,324
QC 0 487 QC 0 1,858,702
NL 0 99 NL 0 30,489
NB 0 352 NB 0 872
NS 0 171 NS 0 303
PE 0 9 PE 0 55
PC 0 82 PC 0 77,480
Total 126 5,897 Total 92,116 3,798,205
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 0 954 1,131 1,278 1,022 BC 0 66,681 52,360 44,409 35,527
YT 25 73 85 103 82 YT 18,423 231,041 196,282 181,858 145,487
AB 207 785 896 823 658 AB 188,011 151,051 201,517 170,846 136,677
NT 0 104 139 191 153 NT 0 116,065 228,697 494,078 395,263
SK 0 210 406 440 352 SK 0 192,496 278,822 347,930 278,344
MB 0 260 350 369 295 MB 0 86,449 102,928 151,032 120,826
ON 235 698 873 977 782 ON 125,511 104,313 114,497 149,806 119,845
QC 0 371 517 596 477 QC 0 139,039 186,234 237,159 189,727
NL 10 66 107 109 87 NL 81 7,575 22,470 27,925 22,340
NB 36 150 223 261 209 NB 49 184 295 372 298
NS 0 138 197 220 176 NS 0 444 504 480 384
PE 0 7 10 14 11 PE 0 12 20 35 28
PC 0 49 60 64 51 PC 0 61,942 48,585 41,142 32,913
Total 514 3,867 4,993 5,444 4,355 Total 332,075 1,157,292 1,433,210 1,847,074 1,477,659