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

Sep 21, 2016, 15:00 Hours
Final Situation Report of 2016.
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
MBFire Activity is quiet - fall burning activities including crop residue burning continues
PCFall prescribed fire season is ongoing.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC0
YT11
AB22
NT0
SK0
MB11
ON0
QC11
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 1 4 5
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC2121BC995101693,242.00
YT0YT3737295.00
AB66AB13141320611,811.09
NT0NT57576,675.20
SK0SK23123114,495.50
MB0MB16016021,435.00
ON0ON5975977,187.10
QC11QC465466764.20
NL0NL878710,234.70
NB0NB274274265.00
NS134NS247251769.00
PE0PE7719.65
PC1010PC30405,837.00
Total 1 41 42 Total 4501 4543 773,030.44
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC24246,633.00
YT5111621,274.00
AB0
NT1130131223,095.15
SK133133250,695.30
MB373715,574.00
ON1242575,808.00
QC10010031,850.40
NL22727.00
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC183211,958.00
Total 49 440 489 627,614.85
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC104099,875.00
YT5321,569.00
AB1320611,811.09
NT188229,770.35
SK364265,190.80
MB19737,009.00
ON62282,995.10
QC56632,614.60
NL8910,961.70
NB274265.00
NS251769.00
PE719.65
PC617,795.00
Total 5032 1,400,645.29
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB15152,012.68
NT0
SK116.00
MB0
ON11144.00
QC0
NL1186.00
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC217193,351.00
Total 17 20 37 5,599.68
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 1
YT 1
AB 1
NT 1
SK 1
MB 1
ON 1
QC 1
NL
NB 1
NS
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
MB1 seasonal helicopter and a few crews remain active for fall fire season until next week
PCPrescribed fires conducted this week in Grasslands, Mount Revelstoke/Glacier, and Banff National Parks. Prescribed Fire preparations taking place in Jasper NP.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC01
SK01
MB00-2
ON0-10-3
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
AB11
Total 1 1 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
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 3p2020
   Initial Attack 4p66
   Sustained Action 20p5117
   Incident Mgmt Team 8p33
   Overhead4020666
Equipment
Aircraft
   Skimmer2/415
   Landbased2/5801/188
   Birddog1/BD1/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 65 fires for 5,234.20 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 43,816
Year to Date Hectares 1,959,956.10



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: 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 1,040 BC 0 99,875
YT 0 53 YT 0 21,569
AB 0 1,320 AB 0 611,811
NT 0 188 NT 0 229,770
SK 0 364 SK 0 265,191
MB 0 197 MB 0 37,009
ON 0 622 ON 0 82,995
QC 0 566 QC 0 32,615
NL 0 89 NL 0 10,962
NB 0 274 NB 0 265
NS 0 251 NS 0 769
PE 0 7 PE 0 20
PC 0 61 PC 0 7,795
Total 0 5,032 Total 0 1,400,646
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 117 466 872 1,011 809 BC 2,438 17,282 46,690 41,400 33,120
YT 11 23 53 73 58 YT 7,959 19,498 154,194 149,770 119,816
AB 216 415 674 720 576 AB 188,013 116,043 146,867 154,806 123,845
NT 41 55 97 138 110 NT 77,951 88,853 114,957 214,725 171,780
SK 56 114 269 365 292 SK 73,186 174,140 223,871 230,201 184,161
MB 55 132 278 319 255 MB 16,877 44,331 74,094 87,763 70,210
ON 251 458 691 840 672 ON 126,605 82,170 90,082 116,164 92,931
QC 58 185 396 512 410 QC 2,487 48,004 154,622 190,036 152,029
NL 10 23 67 94 75 NL 120 1,530 7,811 20,803 16,642
NB 15 85 154 206 165 NB 8 111 176 317 254
NS 23 74 144 185 148 NS 27 245 348 445 356
PE 0 4 6 11 8 PE 0 7 10 29 23
PC 13 40 58 61 49 PC 16,987 37,179 51,059 44,473 35,579
Total 865 2,074 3,761 4,534 3,627 Total 512,658 629,392 1,064,781 1,250,932 1,000,745