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

Aug 22, 2014, 15:00 Hours
National Preparedness Level: Level 3
Description: Some Agencies have Moderate to High wildland fire hazard and load with a high potential for increased fire load. Two or more Agencies are experiencing wildland fire activities requiring the increase in the mobilization of interagency resources through CIFFC.
Incident Management Teams and Type 1 initial attack crews have been mobilized and committed.
National resource levels remain generally adequate to meet occurring and anticipated wildland fire activity.
Tri-weekly teleconference scheduled (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 CDT).
Call-in optional. (Wednesday required)
Prov Agency Operational Summary
ABLow fire load, below average temperature
ONNo new fires yesterday.
QCAll resources requests will be considered based on the current fire situation in Quebec.
NSCrews are scheduled for lay-off mid October, but many will be only available until the end of September.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC18220
YT0
AB33
NT11
SK11
MB0
ON0
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 20 5 25
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC1886104BC10981202135,913.00
YT44YT151957.80
AB1616AB1229124521,515.79
NT521769NT56125342,115.04
SK33SK22723015,572.20
MB66MB1841901,590.00
ON0ON260260308.20
QC0QC211211218.90
NL44NL74789,113.00
NB0NB161161103.00
NS0NS150150518.00
PE0PE0
PC66PC354143,389.00
Total 74 138 212 Total 3700 3912 570,413.93
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC5454176,578.00
YT102121,150.67
AB55
NT233222552,973,828.04
SK5789146297,691.40
MB1613297,687.00
ON1213255,109.80
QC434338,172.90
NL1313263,560.10
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC35439213,224.00
Total 435 199 634 3,717,001.91
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC1256312,491.00
YT311,208.47
AB125021,515.79
NT3803,315,943.08
SK376313,263.60
MB2199,277.00
ON2855,418.00
QC25438,391.80
NL10412,673.10
NB161103.00
NS150518.00
PE00.00
PC80256,613.00
Total 4546 4,287,415.84
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB34342,805.44
NT0
SK33335.00
MB0
ON33105.30
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC12124,217.00
Total 0 52 52 7,462.74
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 4
YT 1
AB 2
NT 3
SK 1
MB 1
ON 2
QC 1
NL 1
NB 1
NS 1
PE
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
ONResources adequate for expected fire load. Continue to support western Canada with resources.
NSCurrent resources are adequate.
PCFire danger in western, central, and northern parks has moderated considerably. Building in eastern parks. No new starts are expected in the next 24-48 hours.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC47
NT0-10
SK0-10-1
MB0-10-1
ON0-30-2
QC01-3
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
BCG7022155 49 07122 29 3820,000.00Type 1 IMT
223 Fire Fighters
44 support staff
9 helicopters
20 pieces heavy equipment
BCR1007053 22 9126 53 40113,867.00Type 1 IMT
315 Fire Fighters
95 Support Staff
18 helicopters
45 pieces heavy equipment
BCG6019556 17 16125 17 2763,269.00Type 1 IMT
97 Fire fighters
12 helicopters
6 pieces heavy equipment
BCR2011654 22 18126 25 073,700.00Type 1 IMT
Type 2 IMT
181 fire fighters
34 support staff
11 helicopters
13 pieces heavy equipment
BCC5015852 43 7124 16 6600.00Type 2 IMT
63 fire fighters
5 helicopters
6 pieces heavy equipment
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
BC113830
AB11410
NT172
MB1
QC1
PC1
Total 13 62 42 0
L Possibility of Resource Requirements

Outstanding Resource Requests
For Resources
M Past 24 Hours Mobilization
To Resources From
BC1 Agency RepresentativeON
N Resource Mobilization: To
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead54963
   Sustained Action29860358
   Incident Mgmt Team401555
   Initial Attack1212
Equipment
   Hose1000020010200
   Sprinkler heads9696
   Pump Kits650650
   Value protection unit33
   Relay Tank7575
   Handheld radios100100
Aircraft
   Skimmer44
   Birddog11
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead45332163
   Sustained Action31939358
   Incident Mgmt Team154055
   Initial Attack1212
Equipment
   Hose1000020010200
   Sprinkler heads9696
   Pump Kits430220650
   Value protection unit123
   Relay Tank201041475
   Handheld radios100100
Aircraft
   Skimmer44
   Birddog11
Compact Agreement Mobilization
To Resources From
O Resource Demobilization
To Resources From
YT3 Recieving and Distribution managersNT
ON1 Resource Unit LeaderBC
QC1/8p. Type 2 Incident Management TeamBC
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 4p22
   Incident Mgmt Team 19p11
   Overhead55
Equipment
   Hose10001000
   Sprinkler heads150150
Aircraft
   Skimmer4/8022/415
   Landbased1/580
   Birddog2/BD1/BD
   Rotary Wing2/Med.
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 115 fires for 3,530.07 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 37,721
Year to Date Hectares 1,083,772.43



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: 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 1,583 1,256 BC 11,366 312,491
YT 172 31 YT 202,687 1,208
AB 989 1,250 AB 21,842 21,516
NT 242 380 NT 486,411 3,315,943
SK 354 376 SK 289,111 313,264
MB 399 219 MB 600,545 9,277
ON 494 285 ON 42,301 5,418
QC 467 254 QC 1,671,285 38,392
NL 94 104 NL 30,369 12,673
NB 347 161 NB 868 103
NS 164 150 NS 302 518
PE 9 0 PE 55 0
PC 79 80 PC 77,485 256,613
Total 5,393 4,546 Total 3,434,627 4,287,416
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 1,445 1,554 1,486 1,552 1,242 BC 103,327 91,719 74,825 63,885 51,108
YT 111 114 104 119 95 YT 151,851 255,767 188,638 185,181 148,145
AB 1,258 1,331 1,208 1,084 867 AB 296,317 199,050 190,759 188,572 150,857
NT 192 207 191 225 180 NT 289,940 265,243 240,511 504,132 403,306
SK 407 407 482 515 412 SK 528,482 549,390 461,271 493,517 394,814
MB 359 354 444 446 357 MB 208,091 151,691 149,397 194,367 155,494
ON 804 864 859 1,010 808 ON 169,488 94,799 116,329 147,978 118,382
QC 511 567 602 660 528 QC 447,415 353,689 309,820 333,683 266,947
NL 106 108 131 130 104 NL 44,318 27,569 31,193 32,520 26,016
NB 210 227 260 271 217 NB 331 318 378 406 325
NS 209 237 252 260 208 NS 527 821 816 712 569
PE 3 9 10 13 10 PE 14 19 20 35 28
PC 84 86 81 81 65 PC 95,960 95,341 77,834 64,036 51,229
Total 5,700 6,064 6,108 6,367 5,093 Total 2,336,060 2,085,414 1,841,792 2,209,024 1,767,219