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

Apr 23, 2014, 15:00 Hours
NOTE: This is the first report of the 2014 season. The next report will be published on April 30, with daily reports starting on Monday May 5.
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. No weekly teleconference scheduled.
** If the situation builds a call will be scheduled and noted on the SitRep (Wednesday 11:00 CDT).
Prov Agency Operational Summary
BCSeasonal conditions. Potential for grass fires increasing next week.
ABConvair 580 air tanker group commencing Friday.
ONNo Fires. Flooding situations in south regions with northern regions still snow covered
QCAll resource requests will be evaluated based on the current fire situation in Quebec.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC22
YT0
AB0
NT0
SK0
MB0
ON0
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 2 0 2
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC12223BC6184621.00
YT0YT0
AB1212AB3143386.77
NT0NT0
SK0SK110.10
MB0MB0
ON0ON0
QC0QC225.40
NL0NL0
NB0NB333.90
NS0NS0
PE0PE0
PC0PC0
Total 1 34 35 Total 98 133 1,017.17
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC11621.00
YT0
AB0
NT0
SK220.20
MB0
ON0
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 1 2 3 621.20
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC851,242.00
YT00.00
AB43386.77
NT00.00
SK30.30
MB00.00
ON00.00
QC25.40
NL00.00
NB33.90
NS00.00
PE00.00
PC00.00
Total 136 1,638.37
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB0
NT0
SK0
MB0
ON0
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 0 0 0 0.00
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
SK 1
MB
ON 1
QC 1
NL
NB 1
NS
PE 1
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/en_CA/fwmaps/fwi/20140424
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
ON91 crews presently in system. Full compliment of 196 crews not expected to be online until May 15
NBFlood Support
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC01
SK0-1
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
AB1
Total 0 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 3p1010
   Sustained Action 20p22
   Overhead1515
Equipment
Aircraft
   Skimmer2/415
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 0 fires for 0.00 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 18,857
Year to Date Hectares 270,310.18

NOTE: US information is to April 18, 2014


US Preparedness Level

Level 1 Description:
No large fire activity nationally.
Most Geographic Areas have low to moderate fire danger.
Little or no commitment of National Resources.

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 0 85 BC 0 1,242
YT 0 0 YT 0 0
AB 0 43 AB 0 387
NT 0 0 NT 0 0
SK 0 3 SK 0 0
MB 0 0 MB 0 0
ON 0 0 ON 0 0
QC 0 2 QC 0 5
NL 0 0 NL 0 0
NB 0 3 NB 0 4
NS 0 0 NS 0 0
PE 0 0 PE 0 0
PC 0 0 PC 0 0
Total 0 136 Total 0 1,638
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 27 32 39 31 BC 0 131 134 143 115
YT 0 0 0 0 0 YT 0 0 0 0 0
AB 0 34 32 28 23 AB 0 132 188 177 142
NT 0 0 0 0 0 NT 0 0 0 0 0
SK 0 2 5 5 4 SK 0 131 106 177 142
MB 0 3 10 10 8 MB 0 185 1,065 969 775
ON 0 13 14 27 21 ON 0 43 50 147 118
QC 0 9 8 9 7 QC 0 15 13 14 11
NL 0 0 1 0 0 NL 0 1 4 3 3
NB 0 15 11 11 8 NB 0 29 21 25 20
NS 0 29 22 20 16 NS 0 160 112 90 72
PE 0 0 0 0 0 PE 0 0 0 0 0
PC 0 1 1 1 1 PC 0 49 34 26 20
Total 0 133 136 150 120 Total 0 876 1,726 1,771 1,417