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

Jul 27, 2014, 15:00 Hours
National Preparedness Level: Level 4
Description: Some Agencies have High to Extreme wildland fire hazard; fire load is high with a high to heavy expected fire load. Interagency mobilization of Type 1 initial attack and sustained action crews and Type 1 Incident Management Teams is continuing. Competition exists nationally for resources.
Search initiated for available resources through International Arrangements.
National resource levels may not be sufficient to meet occurring and anticipated wildland fire activity.
Tri-weekly teleconference scheduled (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 CDT). Call-in required.
Prov Agency Operational Summary
ABUptrend in the South, little change in the Boreal. No resource issues.
ONOne new fire in the province yesterday with no problems encountered.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC0
YT0
AB0
NT1414
SK0
MB112
ON11
QC22
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 16 3 19
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC166177BC58265950,953.00
YT213YT141757.50
AB1010AB91292216,428.87
NT351449NT3079163,059.88
SK11SK17317415,490.80
MB22MB9698948.00
ON6511ON180191286.60
QC33QC163166213.10
NL0NL6161281.70
NB11NB151152102.00
NS0NS143143505.00
PE0PE0
PC314PC202454,989.00
Total 62 99 161 Total 2525 2686 303,315.45
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC2222137,906.00
YT1111702.93
AB0
NT18415199901,921.65
SK135568149,886.30
MB1910467.00
ON38114,137.10
QC4323638,314.30
NL47112,052.10
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC1952464,011.00
Total 261 131 392 1,299,398.38
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC681188,859.00
YT28760.43
AB92216,428.87
NT2781,064,981.53
SK242165,377.10
MB1081,415.00
ON2024,423.70
QC20238,527.40
NL722,333.80
NB152102.00
NS143505.00
PE00.00
PC48119,000.00
Total 3078 1,602,713.83
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB34342,805.44
NT0
SK33335.00
MB0
ON33105.30
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC210124,217.00
Total 36 16 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
YT 2
AB 3
NT 4
SK 1
MB 1
ON 2
QC 2
NL 2
NB 1
NS 1
PE
PC 3
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
ONHazard remains low to moderate for the majority of the province for today with some pockets in the high range in the far north. Continue to support western Canada with resources.
PCFire Danger Rebuilding for the next week. Fires becoming more active in the north.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
NT2-50-1
SK0-10-1
MB0-10-1
ON1-40-3
QC1-31-3
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
PC2014WB2060 7 20112 40 207,000.00IMT dispatched - Arr Jul 28
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
YT1
AB115
NT1155
ON11
PC1
Total 1 29 11 0
L Possibility of Resource Requirements

Outstanding Resource Requests
For Resources
M Past 24 Hours Mobilization
To Resources From
BC1 Agency Representative
1 Agency Representative Trainee
ON
N Resource Mobilization: To
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead98826132
   Sustained Action30699140545
   Incident Mgmt Team50858
   Initial Attack3636
Equipment
   Hose20002002200
   Sprinkler heads9696
   Pump Kits400400
   Value protection unit33
Aircraft
   Skimmer22
   Birddog112
   Landbased11
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead3454774916811132
   Sustained Action640203994020182545
   Incident Mgmt Team85058
   Initial Attack162036
Equipment
   Hose20002002200
   Sprinkler heads9696
   Pump Kits400400
   Value protection unit123
Aircraft
   Skimmer22
   Birddog22
   Landbased11
Compact Agreement Mobilization
To Resources From
O Resource Demobilization
To Resources From
ON1/8p. Type 1 Incident Management TeamNT
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
   Overhead347
Equipment
   Hose10001000
   Value protection unit11
   Sprinkler heads150150
Aircraft
   Skimmer2/4152/415
   Landbased3/802
   Birddog1/BD1/BD1/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 122 fires for 3,594.82 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 31,994
Year to Date Hectares 680,460.29



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: Serge Poulin
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 497 681 BC 5,521 188,859
YT 130 28 YT 196,005 760
AB 864 922 AB 19,832 16,429
NT 219 278 NT 275,243 1,064,982
SK 259 242 SK 63,850 165,377
MB 291 108 MB 566,552 1,415
ON 434 202 ON 40,688 4,424
QC 438 202 QC 1,662,018 38,527
NL 83 72 NL 30,357 2,334
NB 345 152 NB 868 102
NS 152 143 NS 302 505
PE 9 0 PE 55 0
PC 52 48 PC 62,159 119,000
Total 3,773 3,078 Total 2,923,450 1,602,714
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 698 912 851 857 685 BC 19,497 40,710 29,737 26,040 20,832
YT 81 92 84 96 77 YT 107,867 221,323 162,731 151,342 121,074
AB 1,061 1,153 1,032 913 731 AB 281,868 177,681 173,656 166,773 133,418
NT 154 164 150 179 143 NT 201,796 180,470 145,371 270,533 216,426
SK 341 356 417 438 351 SK 386,015 430,041 368,119 385,064 308,051
MB 296 294 368 371 297 MB 179,172 131,038 127,000 144,027 115,222
ON 654 609 605 748 598 ON 145,394 81,210 106,696 132,211 105,768
QC 441 471 492 533 427 QC 445,351 348,269 295,576 302,113 241,691
NL 95 96 111 106 85 NL 44,248 25,083 22,576 19,519 15,615
NB 195 209 229 229 183 NB 320 306 355 382 305
NS 197 223 227 231 184 NS 516 813 796 693 554
PE 3 9 9 12 9 PE 14 19 21 35 28
PC 57 63 57 56 45 PC 86,460 84,369 62,018 50,412 40,329
Total 4,272 4,650 4,633 4,769 3,815 Total 1,898,517 1,721,331 1,494,651 1,649,143 1,319,314