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

May 31, 2016, 15:00 Hours
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
ABUnsettled weather has kept new starts to a minimum, continued resourcing of MWF-009.
ONNo new fires yesterday.Only Red 03 and Wawa 7 remain not under control.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC33
YT0
AB33
NT0
SK0
MB0
ON0
QC0
NL0
NB11
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 0 7 7
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC34851BC26932090,762.00
YT22YT810376.53
AB11213AB512525595,708.57
NT0NT228.01
SK22SK1311331,750.50
MB123MB707382,980.00
ON549ON20020981,087.00
QC0QC201201113.00
NL0NL434367.50
NB0NB207207212.30
NS0NS170170288.00
PE0PE6619.40
PC11PC10110.40
Total 10 71 81 Total 1829 1910 853,373.21
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC112.00
YT0
AB0
NT0
SK142431,018.30
MB33467.00
ON112145.00
QC110.10
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 3 47 50 1,632.40
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC32190,764.00
YT10376.53
AB525595,708.57
NT28.01
SK1762,768.80
MB7683,447.00
ON21181,232.00
QC202113.10
NL4367.50
NB207212.30
NS170288.00
PE619.40
PC110.40
Total 1960 855,005.61
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB991,639.28
NT0
SK116.00
MB0
ON11144.00
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC411152,808.00
Total 13 13 26 4,597.28
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 4
NT 1
SK 1
MB 1
ON 3
QC 1
NL 1
NB 1
NS 1
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
ABContinuing to maintain presuppression & resourcing of MWF009
ONSmall hazard in the east with fresh lightning.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC02
SK1-21-2
MB0-10-1
ON2-60-3
QC1-31-3
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
BCG800745,636.00119 Fire fighters
22 Support staff
4 Helicopters
Active - 80% contained
BCG8006885,300.00155 Firefighters
5 Helicopters
3 Pieces of heavy equipment
Active - 60% contained
ABMWF00956 40 12111 27 51581,695.00Type 1 IMT team
SA crews
SK16BN-HORSE56 43 30109 58 236,200.0012 SA crews
Burn Team
8 Overhead
ONHEA 0549 45 3084 55 442,574.00BC IMT Committed. Being Held.
ONRED 0350 55 0694 55 3774,334.00Type 1 IMT
ONTHU 1949 10 1489 54 52868.00Resources continue to be mobilized
Under Control.
ONNIP 1349 45 0886 55 22286.00Values protection, more resource mobilizingUnder Control.
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
AB538413
SK2
ON128
Total 5 50 51 3
L Possibility of Resource Requirements

Outstanding Resource Requests
For Resources
M Past 24 Hours Mobilization
To Resources From
AB480 lengths of hoseYT
AB1/20p. Type 1 sustained action crew
1/8p. Sustained action crew
1 Agency representative
YT
AB1 Technical specialist SK
AB1 Small engine mechanic YT
N Resource Mobilization: To
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead14941569
   Incident Mgmt Team12921
   Sustained Action875100975
Equipment
   Pump Kits220220
   Hose1002810028
   Sprinkler heads0
   Pulaski300300
Aircraft
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead72882923612511369
   Incident Mgmt Team921021
   Sustained Action279283820631119620294197975
Equipment
   Pump Kits1005664220
   Hose40004807481500300300010028
   Sprinkler heads0
   Pulaski15050100300
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 20p224
   Incident Mgmt Team 19p11
   Overhead410620
Equipment
   Pump Kits502070
   Hose10006001600
Aircraft
   Skimmer4/8022/2156/4152/415
   Landbased1/188, 1/5801/188
   Birddog4/BD2/BD2/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 466 fires for 7,510.97 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 19,807
Year to Date Hectares 637,661.95

For the week of May 21st to May 27th.


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
2015 2016 2015 2016
BC 364 321 BC 46,197 90,764
YT 90 10 YT 28,259 377
AB 762 525 AB 46,496 595,709
NT 51 2 NT 48,215 8
SK 262 176 SK 54,653 2,769
MB 120 76 MB 3,665 83,447
ON 191 211 ON 2,874 81,232
QC 238 202 QC 222 113
NL 54 43 NL 252 68
NB 167 207 NB 192 212
NS 186 170 NS 438 288
PE 0 6 PE 0 19
PC 18 11 PC 7,852 0
Total 2,503 1,960 Total 239,315 855,006
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 227 263 282 272 217 BC 10,581 6,663 6,079 4,834 3,867
YT 24 18 16 17 13 YT 6,814 5,442 3,633 2,995 2,396
AB 568 576 520 455 364 AB 99,406 51,021 54,069 58,359 46,687
NT 14 8 7 7 6 NT 9,913 4,958 3,327 2,534 2,027
SK 163 161 172 171 137 SK 15,669 10,330 12,643 14,516 11,613
MB 75 90 118 121 97 MB 4,582 8,533 8,751 9,724 7,779
ON 191 225 208 244 195 ON 10,750 10,006 7,112 19,094 15,275
QC 176 203 218 220 176 QC 7,728 25,248 18,143 14,722 11,778
NL 33 35 39 43 34 NL 556 380 385 527 422
NB 174 164 161 152 121 NB 274 253 255 233 186
NS 153 174 163 158 126 NS 396 583 534 537 429
PE 1 1 1 3 3 PE 2 3 3 8 7
PC 10 13 12 12 9 PC 8,436 6,227 4,352 3,317 2,654
Total 1,808 1,931 1,915 1,873 1,498 Total 175,108 129,647 119,285 131,399 105,119