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

Aug 27, 2015, 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
ONTwo new fires in the province yesterday, both human.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC44
YT0
AB123
NT0
SK145
MB0
ON22
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 2 12 14
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC1992111BC15971708143,817.00
YT99YT51604,700.00
AB4040AB16111651490,908.89
NT15116NT7692254,652.05
SK55SK520525701,960.40
MB0MB36636632,010.00
ON33ON4985013,737.00
QC11QC329330393.90
NL0NL104104413.40
NB0NB202202253.60
NS0NS229229513.00
PE0PE441.75
PC0PC36361,194.00
Total 34 151 185 Total 5623 5808 1,634,554.99
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC6666148,806.00
YT10420124172,300.00
AB0
NT36113149371,619.43
SK161641801,030,331.80
MB7778411,691.00
ON13779035,714.50
QC19195,063.20
NL15156,119.30
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC511667509,410.00
Total 293 501 794 2,291,055.23
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC1774292,623.00
YT184177,000.00
AB1651490,908.89
NT241626,271.48
SK7051,732,292.20
MB45043,701.00
ON59139,451.50
QC3495,457.10
NL1196,532.70
NB202253.60
NS229513.00
PE41.75
PC103510,604.00
Total 6602 3,925,610.22
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT2235.00
AB30301,982.37
NT0
SK33203.00
MB0
ON22118.70
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC217195,931.00
Total 32 24 56 8,270.07
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 1
AB 1
NT 1
SK 1
MB 1
ON 1
QC 1
NL 1
NB 1
NS 1
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
ABSeasonal weather conditions, low to moderate fire hazard.
ONLow hazard across the province.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC05
SK0-10-1
MB0-20-2
ON0-20-2
QC01-3
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
BCV103701,386.0040 firefighters
1 helicopter
Wood Lake
BCV60407393.0068 firefighters
5 helicopters
7 pieces of heavy equipment
Spring Rd
BCN605844,534.00115 firefighters
2 helicopters
4 pieces of heavy equipment
West of Rock Creek Evacuation order in effect
BCK506153,170.00232 firefighters
11 helicopters
21 pieces of heavy equipment
Testalinden Creek Evacuation Alert in effect
BCN70624480.0041 firefighters
5 helicopters
3 pieces of heavy equipment
Mount Midgely
BCN60590320.0058 firefighters
2 helicopters
2 pieces of heavy equipment
Paulson Pass
BCN6068619,570.00156 firefighters
3 helicopters
26 pieces of heavy equipment
Stickpin USA. Evacuation Alert in effect for area South of Kettle River, South of Grand Forks and portion of Grand Forks
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
BC729255
AB1115
SK1
PC2
Total 8 43 30 5
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
   Sustained Action104104
   Overhead125971
Equipment
   Pump Kits33824362
   Hose68505699145214001
   Sprinkler heads750750
   Relay Tank99
   Chainsaw c/w kits5050
   Pulaski0
   Shovel0
   Handheld radios0
Aircraft
   Skimmer4127
   Birddog134
   Landbased33
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Sustained Action104104
   Overhead25315171
Equipment
   Pump Kits187175362
   Hose9751425014001
   Sprinkler heads750750
   Relay Tank99
   Chainsaw c/w kits5050
   Pulaski0
   Shovel0
   Handheld radios0
Aircraft
   Skimmer4217
   Birddog2114
   Landbased123
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 4p156
   Sustained Action 20p1236
   Incident Mgmt Team 8p11
   Incident Mgmt Team 19p11
   Overhead51015
Equipment
   Chainsaw c/w kits5050
   Sprinkler heads100100
   Pump Kits180180
   Hose17001700
Aircraft
   Skimmer2/2152/4154/415
   Landbased1/188
   Birddog1/BD1/BD2/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 194 fires for 10,058.46 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 43,260
Year to Date Hectares 3,114,983.48



US Preparedness Level

Level 5 Description:
Several Geographic Areas are experiencing major incidents which have the potential to exhaust all agency fire resources.
When 550 crews are committed nationally.

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
2014 2015 2014 2015
BC 1,295 1,774 BC 330,272 292,623
YT 31 184 YT 1,208 177,000
AB 1,246 1,651 AB 21,598 490,909
NT 385 241 NT 3,381,086 626,271
SK 382 705 SK 458,980 1,732,292
MB 222 450 MB 31,689 43,701
ON 288 591 ON 5,419 39,452
QC 266 349 QC 38,611 5,457
NL 105 119 NL 12,673 6,533
NB 164 202 NB 107 254
NS 153 229 NS 518 513
PE 0 4 PE 0 2
PC 80 103 PC 256,613 510,604
Total 4,617 6,602 Total 4,538,774 3,925,611
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 1,244 1,514 1,573 1,500 1,200 BC 142,500 109,047 101,119 82,806 66,245
YT 93 91 96 109 88 YT 105,544 118,413 182,262 182,214 145,771
AB 1,252 1,324 1,235 1,130 904 AB 288,955 180,689 186,464 189,821 151,856
NT 263 219 207 216 173 NT 971,186 584,303 441,409 567,810 454,248
SK 394 418 472 520 416 SK 612,542 572,917 482,893 496,231 396,985
MB 383 360 432 442 354 MB 213,696 154,292 148,110 178,215 142,572
ON 820 885 850 1,003 802 ON 166,770 95,794 96,727 150,098 120,078
QC 484 578 577 666 532 QC 440,289 362,828 310,125 336,837 269,470
NL 97 106 126 131 105 NL 36,359 28,013 29,153 27,657 22,126
NB 213 224 239 272 218 NB 305 301 303 415 332
NS 212 232 239 263 210 NS 445 853 742 734 588
PE 3 7 8 12 10 PE 14 18 16 34 27
PC 78 88 89 82 65 PC 140,051 102,652 92,828 75,691 60,552
Total 5,535 6,044 6,144 6,348 5,078 Total 3,118,656 2,310,120 2,072,149 2,288,563 1,830,850