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

Apr 18, 2018, 15:00 Hours
Next report will be published on April 25th. Daily reports will start on Monday April 30th.
National Preparedness Level: Level 1
Description: Agencies accomplish incident management objectives utilizing local resources with little or no CIFFC support. There is little risk of drawing down national capability to support incident operations.
  • Conditions are not favorable to support significant wildland fire activity in most agencies.
  • Resource capability is adequate with little or no mobilization of resources occurring through CIFFC.
  • Potential for emerging significant wildland fires is expected to remain minimal.
Prov Agency Operational Summary
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC0
YT0
AB0
NT0
SK0
MB0
ON0
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 0 0 0
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC0BC0
YT0YT0
AB66AB6551.09
NT0NT0
SK0SK0
MB0MB0
ON0ON110.10
QC0QC11
NL0NL0
NB0NB0
NS0NS7737.55
PE0PE0
PC0PC110.01
Total 0 6 6 Total 10 16 588.75
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB0
NT0
SK0
MB0
ON0
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC110.01
Total 0 1 1 0.01
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC00.00
YT00.00
AB6551.09
NT00.00
SK00.00
MB00.00
ON10.10
QC10.00
NL00.00
NB00.00
NS737.55
PE00.00
PC20.02
Total 17 588.76
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB110.20
NT0
SK0
MB0
ON0
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC552.10
Total 6 0 6 2.30
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
ON 1
QC 1
NL
NB
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
ONCrew Leaders and senior crew members have been hired on. Training is ongoing. Wx is limiting field training. One tanker package in Dryden.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
SK1
ON00-1
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
AB41
Total 0 4 1 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
   Incident Mgmt Team 19p11
Equipment
   Pump Kits5050
   Hose10001000
Aircraft
   Skimmer2/415
   Birddog1/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 95 fires for 853.89 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 14,895
Year to Date Hectares 274,997.65



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
2017 2018 2017 2018
BC 0 0 BC 0 0
YT 0 0 YT 0 0
AB 0 6 AB 0 551
NT 0 0 NT 0 0
SK 0 0 SK 0 0
MB 0 0 MB 0 0
ON 0 1 ON 0 0
QC 0 1 QC 0 0
NL 0 0 NL 0 0
NB 0 0 NB 0 0
NS 0 7 NS 0 38
PE 0 0 PE 0 0
PC 0 2 PC 0 0
Total 0 17 Total 0 589
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 5 12 12 10 BC 0 42 51 46 36
YT 0 0 0 0 0 YT 0 0 0 0 0
AB 0 11 12 13 10 AB 0 5 34 39 31
NT 0 0 0 0 0 NT 0 0 0 0 0
SK 0 2 2 2 2 SK 0 51 37 30 24
MB 0 4 4 3 3 MB 0 388 666 501 401
ON 0 9 9 7 5 ON 0 26 28 21 17
QC 0 9 6 5 4 QC 0 7 6 5 4
NL 0 1 1 1 0 NL 0 1 1 1 0
NB 0 14 9 7 6 NB 0 20 13 10 8
NS 0 12 8 7 5 NS 0 24 16 12 10
PE 0 1 0 0 0 PE 0 1 1 0 0
PC 0 0 0 0 0 PC 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 67 64 58 46 Total 0 565 852 664 531