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

Jul 29, 2016, 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
BCIncreasing Fire starts throughout the Province. Anticipating 10-15 starts daily. Slow growth on existing fires.
ONRelatively active day yesterday with 16 Reports and six confirmed wildfires
PCNo significant fire activity. Standby activated in various sites over the weekend
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC41014
YT0
AB11819
NT0
SK415
MB0
ON426
QC11
NL11
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC22
Total 23 25 48
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC13435BC56660192,769.00
YT22YT2931286.00
AB21315AB10731088611,371.35
NT426NT45516,673.27
SK257SK21221913,458.90
MB22MB14214421,231.00
ON437ON42242910,972.00
QC11QC371372697.80
NL0NL757510,230.50
NB0NB240240236.00
NS0NS208208345.00
PE0PE6619.40
PC257PC23304,771.00
Total 15 67 82 Total 3412 3494 773,061.22
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC88889.00
YT671316,080.00
AB0
NT7439113175,369.32
SK17102119209,537.60
MB9243312,593.00
ON1472175,743.00
QC27618825,814.20
NL22727.00
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC1616769.00
Total 171 242 413 517,522.12
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC60993,658.00
YT4416,366.00
AB1088611,371.35
NT164182,042.59
SK338222,996.50
MB17733,824.00
ON45086,715.00
QC46026,512.00
NL7710,957.50
NB240236.00
NS208345.00
PE619.40
PC465,540.00
Total 3907 1,290,583.34
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB14141,732.68
NT0
SK4156.00
MB0
ON11144.00
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC15152,965.00
Total 18 17 35 4,847.68
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 2
YT 1
AB 2
NT 2
SK 1
MB 1
ON 2
QC 1
NL 1
NB 1
NS 2
PE 1
PC 2
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
ABResources remain adequate for fire starts.
ONHazard province wide continues to rise, resources are adequate to deal with any new starts
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC114
NT0-20-1
SK0-10-1
MB0-20-2
ON1-43-7
QC01-3
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
AB1225
NT1
SK11
ON1
PC1
Total 1 25 7 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
   Overhead314
Equipment
   Pump Kits0
   Pulaskis9292
   Hose481481
Aircraft
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead314
Equipment
   Pump Kits0
   Pulaskis9292
   Hose481481
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 4p5551025
   Sustained Action 20p5232113
   Incident Mgmt Team 8p11
   Incident Mgmt Team 19p11
   Overhead201106643
Equipment
   Pump Kits502070
   Hose10006001600
Aircraft
   Skimmer4/8022/215T, 4/8022/215T2/4152/4154/4152/415
   Landbased1/188, 2/580, 1/RJ-852/580, 3/8022/580
   Birddog4/BD5/BD2/BD1/BD1/BD2/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 171 fires for 4,354.42 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 33,035
Year to Date Hectares 1,307,811.66



US Preparedness Level

Level 3 Description:
Two or more Geographic Areas are experiencing Wildland or prescribed fire activities requiring a major commitment of National Resources.
Additional resources are being ordered and mobilized through NICC. Incident Management
Teams are committed in two or more areas, or 275 crews are committed nationally.

Duty Officer:
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 1,343 609 BC 297,647 93,658
YT 182 44 YT 176,700 16,366
AB 1,504 1,088 AB 486,753 611,371
NT 208 164 NT 575,758 182,043
SK 665 338 SK 1,766,167 222,997
MB 438 177 MB 43,581 33,824
ON 436 450 ON 37,177 86,715
QC 321 460 QC 4,979 26,512
NL 112 77 NL 6,274 10,958
NB 191 240 NB 252 236
NS 220 208 NS 506 345
PE 4 6 PE 2 19
PC 91 46 PC 509,544 5,540
Total 5,715 3,907 Total 3,905,340 1,290,584
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 705 952 953 877 701 BC 101,714 71,662 61,744 48,904 39,123
YT 97 83 89 93 74 YT 95,261 88,161 164,629 147,050 117,640
AB 1,032 1,165 1,119 987 790 AB 358,866 214,206 200,500 176,047 140,838
NT 217 170 168 178 142 NT 494,459 323,562 247,973 238,588 190,870
SK 343 393 424 442 354 SK 520,879 619,798 508,262 408,235 326,588
MB 285 315 371 358 287 MB 168,147 134,710 125,672 107,357 85,886
ON 575 571 597 676 541 ON 148,686 83,760 89,705 111,920 89,536
QC 356 419 464 508 407 QC 360,699 274,946 293,329 278,192 222,553
NL 97 93 100 109 87 NL 35,569 24,641 20,371 20,186 16,149
NB 210 198 206 223 179 NB 323 289 278 382 306
NS 187 216 219 226 181 NS 445 845 725 719 575
PE 4 6 7 11 8 PE 13 14 14 33 27
PC 57 66 63 58 47 PC 204,879 130,617 101,908 81,819 65,455
Total 4,164 4,647 4,781 4,747 3,798 Total 2,489,939 1,967,209 1,815,112 1,619,431 1,295,545