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

Jul 22, 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
ONFive new fires in the province yesterday
QCAll resource requests will be considered based on the current fire situation in Quebec.
PCMany resources on rest days after previous deployments.
A Last 24 Hours
All Fires
LTG HUM TOT
BC6814
YT0
AB12113
NT66
SK11
MB0
ON235
QC336
NL77
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC0
Total 30 22 52
B Full Response
Burning Totals
OC UC TOT OUT TOT Hectares
BC1784101BC52262370,454.00
YT22YT141657.11
AB12021AB88290316,398.36
NT301141NT2768159,412.78
SK11SK17317415,467.80
MB0MB9595948.00
ON22ON152154274.60
QC22QC146148207.00
NL44NL5357281.60
NB0NB146146100.40
NS0NS141141505.00
PE0PE0
PC314PC192347,987.00
Total 55 123 178 Total 2370 2548 312,093.65
C Modified Response
ACT OUT TOT Hectares
BC2626101,795.00
YT1111702.93
AB0
NT16114175773,810.43
SK164662152,710.00
MB1910467.00
ON56114,027.10
QC2303237,734.90
NL47112,052.10
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC1742150,002.00
Total 243 116 359 1,123,301.46
D Grand Totals
Fires Hectares
BC649172,249.00
YT27760.04
AB90316,398.36
NT243933,223.21
SK236168,177.80
MB1051,415.00
ON1654,301.70
QC18037,941.90
NL682,333.70
NB146100.40
NS141505.00
PE00.00
PC4497,989.00
Total 2907 1,435,395.11
E Prescribed Fires
ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC0
YT0
AB34342,805.44
NT0
SK33335.00
MB0
ON33105.30
QC0
NL0
NB0
NS0
PE0
PC110114,215.50
Total 35 16 51 7,461.24
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 2
AB 4
NT 3
SK 1
MB 1
ON 2
QC 2
NL 1
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 is low to moderate for the majority of the province for today with some pockets of high to extreme. Continue to support western Canada with resources.
I Prediction of Fire Occurrence
Lightning Human
BC37
SK0-10-1
MB0-10-1
ON0-31-4
QC3-53-5
J Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
Fire # Lat Long Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
BCK7027050 16 18121 33 61,500.00121 people
6 helicopters
11 pieces heavy equipment
BCK5029349 52 58119 38 7250.00IMT
75 personnel
5 helicopters
Multiple airtanker groups
BCG7022155 49 07122 29 3816,000.00Type 1 IMT
50 fire fighters
29 support staff
6 helicopters
39 pieces of heavy equipment
BCG7018254 34 6120 24 634,827.0081 fire fighters
143 support staff
21 helicopters
59 pieces heavy equipment
BCG4019853 08 54124 21 1210,500.00Type 1 IMT
120 fire fighters
6 helicopters
30+ pieces heavy equipment
PC2014LLYK027,000.00Incident Command team
5 crews
2 intermediate helicopters
1 med helicopter
Hwy 93 open.
~700 ha inside the park
K Casual Hire Helicopters
Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
BC2055404
YT11
AB126191
NT113
QC331
PC41
Total 25 100 64 5
L Possibility of Resource Requirements
NT8p. IMT Type 1
Ignition Specialist

Outstanding Resource Requests
For Resources
M Past 24 Hours Mobilization
To Resources From
BC1/20p. Type 1 Sustained Action crew
1 Agency Representative
MB
BC4/20p. Type 1 Sustained Action crews
3/4p. Type 1 Sustained Action crews
4 Division Supervisors
1 Division Supervisor - Team Group Supervisor
4 Recieving and distribution managers
3 Dispatchers
2 Operations Branch Directors
2 Time Unit Leaders
2 Task Force Leaders
2 Fire Investigators
1 Staging Area Manager
1 Resource Unit Leader
1 Facilities Unit Leader
1 Logistice Section Chief Type 2
2 Agency Representatives
4 Strike Team Leaders
1 Strike Team Leader - Structural Protection
3 Incident Commanders Type 3
1 Situation Unit Leader
1 Supply Unit Leader
ON
BC2 Task Force Leaders
2 Fire Investigators
NB
BC5 Technical SpecialistsCFS
NT5/4p. Type 1 IA crews
1 Agency Representative
MB
US1 CV-580 Airtanker
1 Birddog
SK
N Resource Mobilization: To
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead1228281159
   Sustained Action33099120549
   Incident Mgmt Team50858
   Initial Attack361248
Equipment
   Hose20002002200
   Sprinkler heads9696
   Pump Kits400400
   Value protection unit33
Aircraft
   Skimmer22
   Birddog112
   Landbased11
   Rotary Wing11
 
Resource Mobilization: From
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel
   Overhead36331044917811159
   Sustained Action26204234020182549
   Incident Mgmt Team85058
   Initial Attack16201248
Equipment
   Hose20002002200
   Sprinkler heads9696
   Pump Kits400400
   Value protection unit123
Aircraft
   Skimmer22
   Birddog22
   Landbased11
   Rotary Wing11
Compact Agreement Mobilization
To Resources From
O Resource Demobilization
To Resources From
AB1/4p. Type 1 Initial Attack crewPC
ON1 Incident Commander Type 1
1 Planning Section Chief Type 1
BC
ON1 Type 1 Sustained Action crewmemberAB
QC4 CL-415 Airtankers
1 Birddog
AB
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
   Skimmer2/415
   Landbased3/802
   Birddog1/BD1/BD
Trainee
From Position
YT1 Information Officer trainee 2 Division Supervisor 1 Task Force Leader 1 Radio Operator

United States:
Fire Activity: 182 fires for 2,019.38 hectares during the last 24 hours

Year to Date Fires 30,839
Year to Date Hectares 632,217.31



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 464 649 BC 5,431 172,249
YT 128 27 YT 193,005 760
AB 841 903 AB 1,970 16,398
NT 214 243 NT 241,308 933,223
SK 257 236 SK 61,004 168,178
MB 278 105 MB 595,005 1,415
ON 421 165 ON 42,004 4,302
QC 427 180 QC 1,632,173 37,942
NL 81 68 NL 30,253 2,334
NB 343 146 NB 864 100
NS 151 141 NS 302 505
PE 9 0 PE 55 0
PC 51 44 PC 62,157 97,989
Total 3,665 2,907 Total 2,865,531 1,435,395
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 593 793 745 745 596 BC 16,726 37,614 27,446 24,037 19,230
YT 77 87 79 92 73 YT 104,997 205,315 147,622 137,451 109,961
AB 1,018 1,104 982 870 696 AB 273,755 161,997 159,987 156,500 125,200
NT 139 150 133 162 130 NT 163,402 135,804 110,712 221,502 177,202
SK 321 333 389 414 331 SK 374,785 407,106 348,408 372,193 297,755
MB 266 270 338 346 277 MB 173,259 119,732 118,188 132,968 106,374
ON 609 564 557 700 560 ON 128,449 72,052 97,631 125,435 100,348
QC 423 454 473 515 412 QC 439,134 341,879 289,268 285,044 228,035
NL 91 91 102 100 80 NL 44,218 25,051 22,254 19,276 15,421
NB 193 207 225 223 179 NB 318 305 353 379 303
NS 194 220 222 225 180 NS 520 815 796 690 552
PE 3 9 9 11 9 PE 14 19 20 35 28
PC 50 56 51 50 40 PC 75,628 71,690 53,223 43,430 34,744
Total 3,979 4,335 4,305 4,452 3,562 Total 1,795,204 1,579,378 1,375,908 1,518,941 1,215,153