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

Jul 27, 2017, 15:00 Hours
BC did not report today.
National Preparedness Level: Level 5
Description: Some Agencies have Extreme wildland fire hazard, fire load is high to extreme with a heavy fire load expected. Several Agencies are experiencing major incidents which have the potential to exhaust agency fire resources nationally. International mobilization of resources through international co-operators is likely. National resource levels are insufficient to meet occurring and anticipated wildland fire activity.
Twice weekly teleconference scheduled (Monday, Thursday 11:00 CDT). Call-in required.
** If the situation warrants daily teleconference scheduled (11:00 CDT) with NICC Coordinator involved. Call-in required.
Prov Agency Operational Summary
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC0
YT0
AB336
NT22
SK33
MB44
ON246
QC88
NL0
NB66
NS0
PE0
PC11
Total 18 18 36
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC7973152BC622774379,199.00
YT11YT22232,529.00
AB11314AB7958093,552.26
NT112NT40421,258.66
SK0SK6868111.50
MB1818MB89107895.00
ON9312ON156168153.00
QC88QC1571656,603.80
NL0NL5454687.00
NB22NB4640.70
NS0NS145145722.20
PE0PE447.12
PC145PC73784,332.00
Total 91 123 214 Total 2229 2443 400,091.24
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC0
YT60464313,644.00
AB0
NT7332105204,944.83
SK2358814,095.10
MB28103825,265.00
ON2032344,722.10
QC2242627,216.50
NL113.00
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC3113236,406.00
Total 237 133 370 656,296.53
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC774379,199.00
YT87316,173.00
AB8093,552.26
NT147206,203.49
SK1494,206.60
MB14526,160.00
ON19144,875.10
QC19133,820.30
NL55690.00
NB640.70
NS145722.20
PE47.12
PC11040,738.00
Total 2813 1,056,387.77
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT4447.50
AB29294,185.10
NT0
SK1165.00
MB0
ON22118.50
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC110111,684.00
Total 30 17 47 6,100.10
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 1
AB 3
NT 2
SK 1
MB 2
ON 2
QC 2
NL 2
NB 3
NS 2
PE 2
PC 4
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
SK0-10-1
MB0-40-2
ON5-150-2
QC1-33-5
PC11
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
ONNIP 00951 47 0388 22 3013,047.00Limited action - Ignition and suppression
ONCOC 01354 47 1084 13 2320,540.00Monitored fire
PC2017GL351 25 18117 35 121,200.00Incident Management Team
3 - 4p crews
1 medium helicopter
3 intermediate helicopters
PC2017KO1051 03 28115 43 554,000.00IMT
4 - 4p crews
2 mediums
2 intermediates
BC managing Mt. Assiniboine prov. park part of the fire.
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
AB23118
MB22
ON37
QC2
PC102
Total 2 48 29 0
L Possibility of Resource Requirements

Outstanding Resource Requests
For Resources
M Past 24 Hours Mobilization
To Resources From
BC1 Agency representative AB
N Resource Mobilization: To
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead1325137
   Sustained Action532532
   Incident Mgmt Team6565
   Initial Attack196196
Equipment
   Hose2400924009
   Pump Kits800800
   Aerial ignition spheres5050
Aircraft
   Landbased11
   Birddog22
   Skimmer44
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead4211071442155235137
   Sustained Action2110140271426202011532
   Incident Mgmt Team1120122265
   Initial Attack134020481263196
Equipment
   Hose500910003000100010000400024009
   Pump Kits401503512250203200800
   Aerial ignition spheres5050
Aircraft
   Landbased11
   Birddog22
   Skimmer44
Compact Agreement Mobilization
To Resources From
MT2 Birddog with 2 Air attack officers and 4 SkimmersSK
O Resource Demobilization
To Resources From
ON4/21p. Type 1 Sustained action crews
1/19p. Type 1 Sustained action crew
6 Strike team leaders
4 Time unit leader
2 Agency representatives
1 Information officer
3 Supply unit leader
1 Fire behaviour analyst trainee
2 Resource unit leader
1 Logistics section chief type 1
1 Situation unit leader
2 Radio operators
1/13p. Incident management team
BC
AB8/4p. Type 1 Initial attack crewsBC
ON2 Support branch directorsBC
SK1 Strike team leaderBC
SK1/18p. Type 1 Sustained action crew
1/9p. Incident management team
1 Planning section chief trainee
1 Incident commander type 1 trainee
1 Agency representative
BC
SK2 Situation unit leaders
2 Service branch directors
BC
AB1/4p. Type 1 Initial attack crewNT
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 8p11
   Incident Mgmt Team 19p11
   Overhead66
Equipment
   Pump Kits3030
Aircraft
   Skimmer2/415
   Landbased1/1881/188, 1/802
   Birddog1/BD2/BD
   Rotary Wing1/Int.
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 258 fires for 20,579.48 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 37,164
Year to Date Hectares 2,109,051.59



US Preparedness Level

Level 4 Description:
Two or more Geographic Areas are experiencing incidents requiring Type I Teams.
Competition exists for resources between Geographic Areas.
When 425 crews or five Type I Teams are committed nationally.

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
2016 2017 2016 2017
BC 591 774 BC 93,635 379,199
YT 44 87 YT 16,366 316,173
AB 1,067 809 AB 611,354 3,552
NT 163 147 NT 176,406 206,203
SK 327 149 SK 154,136 4,207
MB 177 145 MB 33,824 26,160
ON 442 191 ON 86,709 44,875
QC 458 191 QC 25,957 33,820
NL 75 55 NL 10,958 690
NB 240 6 NB 236 41
NS 208 145 NS 345 722
PE 6 4 PE 19 7
PC 43 110 PC 5,540 40,738
Total 3,841 2,813 Total 1,215,485 1,056,387
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 747 806 895 836 669 BC 119,173 70,161 67,076 52,194 41,755
YT 95 80 87 88 70 YT 90,584 79,297 163,402 141,829 113,463
AB 1,072 1,093 1,122 1,012 810 AB 293,154 263,398 229,243 205,017 164,014
NT 212 172 165 165 132 NT 464,127 337,781 245,422 226,212 180,969
SK 355 376 400 436 349 SK 464,466 493,840 483,452 396,400 317,120
MB 270 279 345 341 273 MB 152,751 127,019 120,551 104,191 83,353
ON 526 503 566 632 506 ON 55,715 89,484 94,065 94,867 75,894
QC 398 400 449 478 383 QC 360,220 263,458 292,222 254,436 203,549
NL 102 91 96 108 86 NL 37,471 24,583 20,503 20,071 16,057
NB 243 193 203 221 177 NB 362 274 269 315 252
NS 207 216 214 223 179 NS 487 715 731 705 564
PE 5 3 6 10 8 PE 17 11 14 25 20
PC 57 57 60 56 45 PC 193,402 128,583 99,219 79,451 63,561
Total 4,288 4,268 4,610 4,606 3,685 Total 2,231,931 1,878,604 1,816,171 1,575,713 1,260,570