WILDFIRES: Canadian Priority Fires for the Forest Service – June 4, 2015

There are six major priority fires that Canadian fire managers and firefighters are fighting of today.

1.  Burnt Lake Wildfire [LWF-122]

This fire is located in Alberta Canada with a Lat of 54 48 27 and a Long of 110 21 50.  Currently, they hae a Type 1 IMT in place with personnel and a helicopter.  There has been 27,460 hectares scorched.  It is listed as still being out of control.

2.  Pony Creek Wildfire [LWF-126]

This fire is located in the same location as Burnt Lake Wildfire in Alberta.  It has been deemed to be contained at this moment with a Type 1 IMT in command and an unknown number of personnel.  3,090 hectares consumed.

3.  Buffalo Head Hills Fire Complex [HWF-127]

This is the 3rd fire located in the Alberta territory of Canada.  It is stated to be out of control with 1724 hectares burned so far.   Unknown how many personnel or resources are on scene at this time.

4.  158n- DAVID Fire

This fire is located in the SK territory at a Lat/Long of 15 16 03 / 109 48 00 with this being the biggest fire of the six [6] at 39,805 hectares.  There is a 0% containment status.  Currently, there are 185 personnel, nine [9] helicopters and 11 heavy pieces of equipment working this wildfire.

5.  Red7 Wildfire

The Red7 Wildfire is located in Ontario with a Lat/Long of 51 20 27 / 94 17 54 with 1256 hectares.  It is being said that they are scaling down resources.  This fire is noted as NOT being under control.

6.  Red10 Wildfire

The Red10 Wildfire is also located in Ontario providence.  It is being held at 650 hectares and resources are being scaled down.

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