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

Aug 27, 2016, 15:00 Hours
BC, YT, NWT and NB did not report today.
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
ONFour new fires in the province yesterday, all small with no problems encountered. All new starts are now out.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC0
YT0
AB0
NT0
SK0
MB11
ON33
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS11
PE0
PC0
Total 1 4 5
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC4141BC88392493,270.00
YT11YT3637295.00
AB55AB12371242612,131.83
NT22NT55576,675.20
SK0SK23023014,495.30
MB11MB15515621,422.00
ON11ON57958011,127.00
QC0QC448448763.90
NL0NL868610,234.70
NB0NB263263262.00
NS0NS243243761.00
PE0PE6619.40
PC99PC30396,354.00
Total 2 58 60 Total 4251 4311 777,811.33
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC22226,081.00
YT871521,273.00
AB0
NT6168129223,080.14
SK6122128245,533.90
MB2353715,076.00
ON9152475,404.00
QC999931,845.50
NL22727.00
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC183212,069.00
Total 126 351 477 621,089.54
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC94699,351.00
YT5221,568.00
AB1242612,131.83
NT186229,755.34
SK358260,029.20
MB19336,498.00
ON60486,531.00
QC54732,609.40
NL8810,961.70
NB263262.00
NS243761.00
PE619.40
PC608,423.00
Total 4788 1,398,900.87
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB14141,732.68
NT0
SK116.00
MB0
ON11144.00
QC0
NL1186.00
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC115163,095.00
Total 15 18 33 5,063.68
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
YT
AB 1
NT
SK 1
MB 1
ON 1
QC 1
NL 1
NB
NS 1
PE 1
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
ONResources remain adequate to deal with current and expected fire load.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
SK0-10-1
MB0-20-2
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
Total 0 0 0 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
   Hose481481
   Pulaskis9292
   Pump Kits301301
Aircraft
   Landbased44
   Birddog22
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
Equipment
   Hose481481
   Pulaskis9292
   Pump Kits301301
Aircraft
   Landbased224
   Birddog112
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 4p85518
   Sustained Action 20p112
   Incident Mgmt Team 19p11
   Overhead20110637
Equipment
   Pump Kits502070
   Hose10006001600
Aircraft
   Skimmer2/215T, 4/8022/4152/4152/415
   Landbased2/580
   Birddog3/BD1/BD1/BD1/BD1/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 86 fires for 3,978.87 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 39,533
Year to Date Hectares 1,778,817.58



US Preparedness Level

Level 4 Description:
Two or more Geographic Areas are experiencing incidents requiring Type I Teams.
Competition exists for resources between Geographic Areas.
When 425 crews or five Type I Teams are committed nationally.

Duty Officer: Marc Mousseau
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 1,774 946 BC 292,623 99,351
YT 184 52 YT 177,000 21,568
AB 1,651 1,242 AB 490,909 612,132
NT 241 186 NT 626,271 229,755
SK 705 358 SK 1,732,292 260,029
MB 450 193 MB 43,701 36,498
ON 591 604 ON 39,452 86,531
QC 349 547 QC 5,457 32,609
NL 119 88 NL 6,533 10,962
NB 202 263 NB 254 262
NS 229 243 NS 513 761
PE 4 6 PE 2 19
PC 103 60 PC 510,604 8,423
Total 6,602 4,788 Total 3,925,611 1,398,900
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 1,290 1,604 1,593 1,529 1,223 BC 139,651 134,869 119,536 94,998 75,998
YT 113 101 105 111 89 YT 109,772 117,370 193,552 178,077 142,462
AB 1,241 1,368 1,295 1,178 942 AB 370,458 223,729 218,216 197,428 157,942
NT 268 217 205 218 175 NT 1,032,297 626,973 471,730 476,940 381,552
SK 421 456 493 525 420 SK 603,532 724,871 590,649 501,653 401,322
MB 359 381 440 433 347 MB 192,469 154,160 145,456 139,914 111,931
ON 764 775 859 941 753 ON 171,664 95,628 98,956 121,876 97,501
QC 417 489 571 626 501 QC 369,062 280,214 308,583 305,198 244,158
NL 111 104 120 132 106 NL 37,503 26,524 23,766 27,942 22,353
NB 221 216 235 261 208 NB 326 298 302 411 329
NS 199 229 243 256 205 NS 455 854 746 740 592
PE 4 6 7 11 9 PE 13 14 15 33 26
PC 79 90 89 84 67 PC 240,937 150,102 126,371 100,777 80,622
Total 5,488 6,036 6,257 6,306 5,044 Total 3,268,140 2,535,607 2,297,878 2,145,986 1,716,788