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

Sep 17, 2015, 15:00 Hours
NOTE: This is the last report for the 2015 season.
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
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC11
YT0
AB0
NT0
SK0
MB0
ON0
QC0
NL11
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 0 2 2
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC15253BC17061759150,686.00
YT0YT60604,700.00
AB3434AB16641698491,767.84
NT22NT9092251,694.05
SK22SK530532700,991.20
MB0MB36736732,011.00
ON0ON5285283,748.90
QC0QC340340396.40
NL0NL107107413.50
NB0NB210210260.30
NS0NS240240516.00
PE0PE552.50
PC55PC31361,200.00
Total 3 93 96 Total 5878 5974 1,638,387.69
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC5151147,742.00
YT10420124172,300.00
AB0
NT1148149418,673.93
SK61841901,076,497.00
MB848412,611.00
ON2899134,099.90
QC19195,063.20
NL15156,119.30
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC551368458,009.00
Total 219 572 791 2,331,115.33
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC1810298,428.00
YT184177,000.00
AB1698491,767.84
NT241670,367.98
SK7221,777,488.20
MB45144,622.00
ON61937,848.80
QC3595,459.60
NL1226,532.80
NB210260.30
NS240516.00
PE52.50
PC104459,209.00
Total 6765 3,969,503.02
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT2235.00
AB30301,982.37
NT0
SK33203.00
MB0
ON22118.70
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC418225,985.00
Total 34 25 59 8,324.07
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 1
YT 1
AB 1
NT 1
SK 1
MB 1
ON 1
QC 1
NL 1
NB 1
NS 1
PE 1
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
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC01
MB00-2
ON0-20-4
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
BCK506155,143.0099 firefighters
2 helicopters
5 pieces of heavy equipment
Testalinden Creek
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
BC23
AB113
Total 3 4 3 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
   Sustained Action 20p22
Equipment
   Chainsaw c/w kits5050
   Sprinkler heads100100
   Pump Kits180180
   Hose17001700
Aircraft
   Skimmer4/415
   Birddog2/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 51 fires for 1,980.94 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 46,439
Year to Date Hectares 3,564,101.22



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: 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 1,388 1,810 BC 338,892 298,428
YT 34 184 YT 1,209 177,000
AB 1,342 1,698 AB 22,657 491,768
NT 385 241 NT 3,387,066 670,368
SK 390 722 SK 480,419 1,777,488
MB 236 451 MB 31,878 44,622
ON 296 619 ON 5,383 37,849
QC 281 359 QC 38,785 5,460
NL 111 122 NL 12,689 6,533
NB 169 210 NB 109 260
NS 158 240 NS 546 516
PE 4 5 PE 3 3
PC 89 104 PC 288,041 459,209
Total 4,883 6,765 Total 4,607,677 3,969,504
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 278 825 1,142 1,209 967 BC 67,778 54,568 70,317 60,739 48,591
YT 7 36 60 80 64 YT 242 36,268 153,388 177,468 141,974
AB 268 722 844 845 676 AB 4,531 32,207 87,921 126,811 101,449
NT 77 123 144 169 135 NT 677,413 442,557 349,136 516,694 413,355
SK 78 215 342 431 345 SK 96,084 319,714 314,723 373,167 298,533
MB 47 152 297 348 279 MB 6,376 46,347 76,161 125,623 100,499
ON 59 565 669 899 719 ON 1,077 14,070 42,267 110,826 88,661
QC 56 337 438 580 464 QC 7,757 134,113 158,364 226,866 181,493
NL 22 60 96 111 88 NL 2,538 7,059 19,829 22,538 18,030
NB 34 122 178 234 187 NB 22 135 194 336 269
NS 91 158 194 231 185 NS 206 657 619 645 516
PE 1 5 8 12 9 PE 1 11 12 31 25
PC 33 59 70 69 55 PC 112,044 88,332 83,236 68,670 54,936
Total 1,051 3,378 4,483 5,217 4,174 Total 976,068 1,176,037 1,356,166 1,810,414 1,448,331