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

May 22, 2017, 15:00 Hours
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
BC0
YT11
AB3131
NT0
SK0
MB0
ON11
QC22
NL0
NB44
NS33
PE0
PC0
Total 0 42 42
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC0BC5959138.00
YT11YT673.75
AB1212AB243255748.08
NT0NT111.00
SK55SK4146104.10
MB44MB2529135.00
ON112ON626448.50
QC11QC424313.70
NL0NL121217.40
NB0NB333322.20
NS33NS114117731.90
PE0PE117.08
PC0PC1313149.00
Total 1 27 28 Total 652 680 2,119.71
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB0
NT0
SK2323113.50
MB335.00
ON223.80
QC1174.00
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC2210.00
Total 3 28 31 206.30
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC59138.00
YT73.75
AB255748.08
NT11.00
SK69217.60
MB32140.00
ON6652.30
QC4487.70
NL1217.40
NB3322.20
NS117731.90
PE17.08
PC15159.00
Total 711 2,326.01
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT13447.50
AB23231,820.86
NT0
SK1165.00
MB0
ON22118.50
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC881,190.00
Total 24 14 38 3,241.86
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 2
NT
SK 3
MB 1
ON 1
QC 1
NL 1
NB 2
NS 2
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
ONResources remain adequate to deal with expected fire load.
PCShort term intermediate helicopter based in Jasper as fire danger moved into high and visitation is expected to be very high
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
YT1-2
SK2-42-4
MB00-3
ON0-10-1
PC11
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
YT1
AB23213
MB1
PC1
Total 2 35 13 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
   Initial Attack 5p44
   Sustained Action 20p11
   Incident Mgmt Team 19p11
   Overhead11
Equipment
   Pump Kits5050
   Hose10001000
Aircraft
   Skimmer4/215T2/415
   Landbased1/188
   Birddog2/BD1/BD
Trainee
From Position

United States:
Fire Activity: 65 fires for 2,746.20 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 23,633
Year to Date Hectares 402,507.22



US Preparedness Level

Level 2 Description:
One Geographic Area experiencing high fire danger.
Wildland fire activity is occurring and a potential exists for escapes to larger (project) fires.
Minimal mobilization of resources from other Geographic Areas is occurring.
The potential exists for mobilizing additional resources from other Geographic Areas.

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 288 59 BC 90,752 138
YT 10 7 YT 377 4
AB 462 255 AB 538,556 748
NT 1 1 NT 8 1
SK 163 69 SK 2,740 218
MB 66 32 MB 83,439 140
ON 157 66 ON 65,205 52
QC 165 44 QC 86 88
NL 33 12 NL 110 17
NB 197 33 NB 211 22
NS 162 117 NS 284 732
PE 1 1 PE 1 7
PC 9 15 PC 0 159
Total 1,714 711 Total 781,769 2,326
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 221 214 229 231 185 BC 24,832 13,338 9,448 7,351 5,881
YT 9 7 7 7 6 YT 131 67 48 76 61
AB 477 465 434 388 310 AB 109,462 85,904 62,964 60,013 48,011
NT 3 3 2 2 2 NT 33 17 32 30 24
SK 131 134 129 137 110 SK 3,440 4,093 5,013 5,751 4,601
MB 65 72 96 101 81 MB 20,987 12,340 10,374 10,867 8,694
ON 153 176 164 189 151 ON 19,071 13,310 9,122 17,299 13,839
QC 174 163 164 179 143 QC 1,177 2,055 3,468 3,007 2,406
NL 29 27 28 32 26 NL 354 253 211 386 309
NB 199 151 150 145 116 NB 308 235 228 229 183
NS 155 160 147 140 112 NS 412 567 610 570 456
PE 1 1 1 2 1 PE 2 3 2 6 4
PC 7 9 10 9 8 PC 1,414 3,023 2,243 1,728 1,383
Total 1,624 1,581 1,561 1,563 1,250 Total 181,623 135,206 103,762 107,312 85,849