Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre
National Wildland Fire Situation Report
September 05, 2007, 15:00 hours
The next report will be on Wednesday, September 12, 2007
NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS LEVEL
Level I Description: 
No large wildland fire activity nationally. Most Agencies have low fire hazard, load and potential.
Little or no National Mobilizations. No weekly teleconference scheduled.
** If the situation builds a call will be scheduled and noted on the sitrep (Wednesday 11:00 CDT).
A Last 5 DAYS B Full Response
  All Fires Burning Totals
      TOT   OC UC TOT   OUT TOT Hectares
BC   60 60 BC 2 102 104 BC 1403 1507 28,321.00
YT   0 0 YT 4 7 11 YT 41 52 175.65
AB   22 22 AB   10 10 AB 1182 1192 103,169.53
NT   0 0 NT     0 NT 84 84 22,432.52
SK   2 2 SK     0 SK 274 274 1,202.35
MB   8 8 MB   6 6 MB 302 308 24,547.00
ON   41 41 ON 4 3 7 ON 1034 1041 34,346.00
QC   7 7 QC   1 1 QC 840 841 283,829.90
NL   1 1 NL     0 NL 74 74 1,320.70
NB   1 1 NB     0 NB 283 283 445.40
NS   0 0 NS     0 NS 394 394 693.65
PE     0 PE     0 PE 6 6 18.00
PC   11 11 PC   1 1 PC 58 59 9.00
Total 0 153 153 Total 10 130 140 Total 5,975 6,115 500,510.70
C Modified Response D Grand Totals
  ACT OUT Total Hectares   Fires Hectares
BC 6   6 429.00 BC 1513 28,750.00
YT 40 9 49 45,285.82 YT 101 45,461.47
AB     0   AB 1192 103,169.53
NT 26 74 100 418,281.39 NT 184 440,713.91
SK 1 89 90 211,673.00 SK 364 212,875.35
MB   64 64 182,381.00 MB 372 206,928.00
ON 19 9 28 6,253.40 ON 1069 40,599.40
QC   43 43 64,554.30 QC 884 348,384.20
NL   7 7 9,946.50 NL 81 11,267.20
NB     0   NB 283 445.40
NS     0   NS 394 693.65
PE     0   PE 6 18.00
PC 9 7 16 222,115.00 PC 75 222,124.00
Total 101 302 403 1,160,919.41 Total 6,518 1,661,430.11
E Prescribed Fires
  ACT OUT Total Hectares
BC     0  
YT     0  
AB   22 22 1,356.37
NT     0  
SK     0  
MB     0  
ON     0  
QC   2 2 31.00
NL     0  
NB     0  
NS     0  
PE     0  
PC 7 5 12 1,576.00
Total 7 29 36 2,963.37
F. Agency Preparedness Levels for Today
                Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Agency Fire Hazard Low Low - Mod Mod - High High - Ex Extreme
Current Fire Load Low Low - Mod Mod - High High High - Ex
Anticipated Load (7 days) Low Moderate High High - Heavy Heavy
Agency Resource Levels Adequate Adequate Some Assistance Assistance req. Inadequate
CIFFC request for Mutual Aid Response Level Excellent Good Mod - Poor Poor - Nil Nil
Potential for international assistance nil nil nil Increasing Consideration
  APL
BC Level 2
YT Level 1
AB Level 2
NT Level 1
SK Level 2
MB Level 1
ON Level 1
QC Level 1
NL Level 1
NB Level 2
NS Level 2
PE  
PC Level 1
G. Current & 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/en/current/cc_fw_e.php?year=07&month=09&day=05&map_type=fwi
Current & Forecasted Weather (Hot Link to the AES Weather site)
  http://www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/canada_e.html
H.  Comment on Preparedness Planning
   
AB Forest Clousure for extreme south of the Province. Hazard slowing reducing in the south
   
I. Prediction of Fire Occurrence
  Lightning Human
BC 1 1-7
ON 1-5 1-5
QC   1-3
J.  Priority Wildland Fires (Status and Comments)
  Fire # Lat. Long. Size (ha) Resources Committed Comments (forecast control etc.)
BC N50523     3969 158 FFs, 7 R/Ws, 27 heavy equipment, 81 support staff Interface fire, 100% contained
           
K.  Casual Hire Helicopters
  Light Intermediate Medium Heavy
BC 6 7 5  
AB   3    
ON   1    
PC   2    
Total 6 13 5 0
L.  Possibility of Resource Requirements
  NIL
   
    Outstanding Resource Requests
FOR RESOURCE
  NIL  
M.  Past 24 hours Mobilization
TO RESOURCE FROM
  NIL    
N.  Resource Mobilization:     TO
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total  
Personnel  
                                0
Equipment  
Power Pumps 220                           100 320
Hose 4000                             4000
Aircraft  
                                0
    Resource Mobilization:     FROM
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC CIFFC US Total
Personnel  
                                0
Equipment  
Power Pumps     70 50 150   50                 320
Hose       1000 3000                     4000
Aircraft  
                                0
    Border/Compact Agreement Mobilization      
TO RESOURCE FROM
  NIL    
O.  Resource Demobilization
TO RESOURCE FROM
     
SK 1/18p TI SA Crew NICC
SK 2/20p TI SA Crew NICC
SK 3 représentant d'agence NICC
MB 1/18p TI SA Crew Action soutenue NICC
MB 1/19p TI SA Crew NICC
MB 1 représentant d'agence NICC
US 2 BAES BC
       
    Border/Compact Agreement Demobilization
TO RESOURCE FROM
  NIL    
P:  Resource Availability Report   (Note: The personnel section format - 4/3 means 4 crews of 3 people each)
BC YT AB NT SK MB ON QC NL NB NS PE PC US Total
Personnel  
Overhead                   7          
Equipment  
Power Pumps     50               10       60
Hose                     500       500
Aircraft  
Skimmer               2/415              
Land Based                   3/802          
Q. United States:
Fire Activity: 162 fires for 26,596.79 hectares during the last 24 hours
Year to Date Fires: 67,389
Year to Date Hectares: 2,890,530.34
Predictive Services Discussion
Cooler temperatures across the west. Showers and thundershowers across ID, southern MT, northeast NV and WY.
 
USA. National Preparedness Level
Level 4 Description: 
Two or more Geographic Areas are experiencing incidents requiring Type I Teams. 
Competition exists for resources between Geographic Areas. 
When 425 crews or five Type I Teams are committed nationally.
Tom Johnston
Serge Poulin
Dave Bokovay
Duty Officer
CIFFC 24 hours ciffc@ciffc.ca
204-784-2030 www.ciffc.ca