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

Aug 31, 2014, 15:00 Hours
National Preparedness Level: Level 2
Description: Most Agencies have Low to Moderate wildland fire hazard and load with a moderate potential for increased load. Wildland fire activity is occurring and a potential exists for escapes to larger (project) fires.
Minimal mobilization of resources is occurring through CIFFC. The potential exists for mobilizing additional resources.
National resource levels remain adequate to meet occurring and anticipated wildland fire activity.
Weekly teleconference scheduled (Wednesday 11:00 CDT). Call-in required.
Prov Agency Operational Summary
ONNo new fires in the province yesterday. No problems or issues with existing fires.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC325
YT0
AB145
NT0
SK0
MB0
ON0
QC11
NL22
NB0
NS11
PE0
PC0
Total 4 10 14
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC137487BC11861273141,040.00
YT66YT152158.00
AB1414AB1240125422,782.54
NT521466NT59125342,116.54
SK11SK23223315,571.80
MB22MB1911931,577.00
ON0ON266266308.90
QC22QC226228398.20
NL33NL79829,122.00
NB0NB164164106.30
NS11NS155156518.00
PE0PE0
PC66PC354143,389.00
Total 65 123 188 Total 3848 4036 576,988.28
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC5050196,427.00
YT102121,150.67
AB44
NT225352603,040,212.74
SK30122152444,115.50
MB11213230,296.00
ON1115265,110.10
QC1434438,374.90
NL26263,560.10
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC35439213,224.00
Total 377 268 645 3,972,471.01
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC1323337,467.00
YT331,208.67
AB125822,782.54
NT3853,382,329.28
SK385459,687.30
MB22531,873.00
ON2925,419.00
QC27238,773.10
NL10812,682.10
NB164106.30
NS156518.00
PE00.00
PC80256,613.00
Total 4681 4,549,459.29
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB34342,805.44
NT0
SK33335.00
MB0
ON33105.30
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC112134,217.00
Total 1 52 53 7,462.74
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 3
YT
AB 1
NT
SK 1
MB 1
ON 1
QC 1
NL 1
NB 1
NS 1
PE
PC
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 adequate for expected fire load. Continue to support western Canada with resources.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC16
SK0-10-1
MB0-10-1
ON0-10-3
QC01-3
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
BCG7022155 49 07122 29 3825,700.00Type 1 IMT
180 Fire Fighters
50 support staff
7 helicopters
18 pieces heavy equipment
BCR1007053 22 9126 53 40130,787.00Type 1 IMT
240 Fire Fighters
81 Support Staff
16 helicopters
21 pieces heavy equipment
BCG6019556 17 16125 17 2763,269.00Type 1 IMT
97 Fire fighters
8 helicopters
6 pieces heavy equipment
BCR2011654 22 18126 25 073,450.00Type 2 IMT
123 fire fighters
50 support staff
4 helicopters
11 pieces heavy equipment
BCG4019853 08 54124 21 1218,343.00Type 2 IMT
110 firefighters
4 Helicopters
10 pieces heavy equipment
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
AB85
Total 0 8 5 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
   Overhead3838
   Sustained Action140140
   Incident Mgmt Team2121
Equipment
   Hose1000020010200
   Sprinkler heads9696
   Pump Kits650650
   Value protection unit22
   Relay Tank7575
   Handheld radios100100
Aircraft
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead163138
   Sustained Action140140
   Incident Mgmt Team2121
Equipment
   Hose1000020010200
   Sprinkler heads9696
   Pump Kits430220650
   Value protection unit22
   Relay Tank201041475
   Handheld radios100100
Aircraft
Compact Agreement Mobilization
To Resources From
O Resource Demobilization
To Resources From
ON2/20p Type 1 Sustained Action Crews
2 Strike Team Leaders
2 Division Supervisors
1 Agency Representative
NT
YT1 Technical Specialist
BC
AB1/15p Type 1 Incident Management TeamNT
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
   Sustained Action 20p11
   Incident Mgmt Team 19p11
   Overhead55
Equipment
   Pump Kits5050
   Hose10001000
Aircraft
   Skimmer2/4152/415
   Landbased1/580
   Birddog1/BD1/BD1/BD
   Rotary Wing2/Med.
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 52 fires for 5,944.83 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 38,528
Year to Date Hectares 1,111,370.37



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: 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
2013 2014 2013 2014
BC 1,655 1,323 BC 11,435 337,467
YT 174 33 YT 238,790 1,209
AB 1,056 1,258 AB 21,842 22,783
NT 242 385 NT 517,277 3,382,329
SK 378 385 SK 305,197 459,687
MB 420 225 MB 684,729 31,873
ON 543 292 ON 42,463 5,419
QC 479 272 QC 1,715,366 38,773
NL 98 108 NL 30,489 12,682
NB 352 164 NB 872 106
NS 168 156 NS 303 518
PE 9 0 PE 55 0
PC 80 80 PC 77,486 256,613
Total 5,654 4,681 Total 3,646,304 4,549,459
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 1,548 1,641 1,583 1,648 1,319 BC 122,929 102,591 83,511 70,708 56,567
YT 111 115 105 121 96 YT 164,284 272,708 200,527 198,351 158,681
AB 1,299 1,364 1,242 1,115 892 AB 291,682 199,160 191,448 189,239 151,391
NT 195 210 194 228 182 NT 310,455 290,128 257,936 531,291 425,033
SK 416 414 498 534 427 SK 538,377 557,964 469,117 507,594 406,076
MB 369 363 459 460 368 MB 224,725 160,063 159,507 204,542 163,633
ON 850 911 912 1,062 849 ON 170,611 95,917 117,956 155,065 124,052
QC 524 583 626 685 548 QC 454,627 358,181 313,634 340,579 272,463
NL 109 111 200 184 147 NL 33,858 22,349 27,728 29,945 23,956
NB 217 235 270 285 228 NB 334 320 380 418 335
NS 214 243 260 267 214 NS 528 842 832 726 581
PE 3 9 10 13 11 PE 14 19 20 35 28
PC 88 90 87 86 69 PC 95,408 96,517 79,907 65,769 52,615
Total 5,942 6,288 6,447 6,686 5,349 Total 2,407,832 2,156,759 1,902,503 2,294,263 1,835,410