U.S. Wildland Fires | SitRep | March 11, 2016

Fire Summary

During the week of March 4, 2016 through March 10, 2016:

Nationally:   732 new Light fires.  32 new Large incidents. 32 Fires contained. 5 Not contained fires.

 

SOUTHERN AREA  

595 new fires broke out with 22 of them deemed large fire incidents and of those, 3 of them still not contained.

New! Active Fires

North Carolina

  • Tombstone:  7 miles NW of Casar, NC. North Carolina Forest Service. 12 Personnel.  4 Engines. 575 Acres. 91% contained.  Closed timber litter. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering. Last report unless significant activity occurs. Cost-to-Date: $33,000.00.

Oklahoma

  • Katie:   3 miles SW of Dustin. 1630 acres.  Oklahoma DOF. 30 Personnel.  10 Engines. Timber and short grass. 65% contained. Moderate fire behavior. Structures threatened. Cost-to-Date: $9,000.
  • Mustang:   1 mile SW of Bartlesville, OK. 11,257 acers. 81% contained. Osage Agency, BIA. 22 Personnel assigned. 6 engines. Tall grass and hardwood litter. Minimal fire behavior. Precipitation occurred over the fire area. Cost-to-Date: $82,000.

100% Contained Fires

Alabama

  • Party Rock:  150 acres.  Cost: $35,000.

Arkansas

  • Fletcher Ridge:  150 acres.  $1,000.
  • Honeysuckle:  370 acres.  Cost: $7,000.
  • Piney Branch:  275 acres.  Cost: $1,000.

Florida

  • Fox Brown Rd.  313 acres.  NR.
  • Hornet Complex:  DOD.  7,500 acres.  Cost: $75,000.
  • Pine Shadow:  401 acres. NR.

Oklahoma

  • Barnsdall: 429 acres. Cost:  $43,000.
  • Bass:  3740 acres. Cost: $46,000.
  • Blue Duck:   1005 acres.  Cost: $1,000.
  • Caney Creek:  400 acres.  Cost:  8,000.
  • Double Header:  1270 Acres.  Cost: $9,000.
  • Edge Rock:  347 acres.  Cost:  35,000.
  • England:  155 acres.  Cost: $20,000.
  • Fairfax Landing:  640 acres. Cost:  $67,000.
  • Hill:  890 acres. Cost: $65,000.
  • Lane School:  151 acres.  Cost:  $5,000.
  • Lenora: 587 acres. Cost $40,000.
  • Lost City:  240 acres.  Cost: $20,000.
  • Mule Camp:  128 acres.  Cost: $1,000.
  • Pigeon Bed:  285 acres.  Cost:  $5,000.
  • Ralsten:  972 acres.  Cost: $65,000.
  • Roy Ann: 476 acres.  Cost:  $15,000.
  • Tallant:  492 acres. Cost: $42,000.
  • Tin Shack:  557 acres.  Cost:  $3,000.
  • Tounsend:  600 acres. Cost: $10,000.
  • Whispering Pines:  160 acres.  Cost:  $5,000.

 

SOUTHWEST AREA

32 new fires with 3 of them considered as new large incident. 1 is not contained.

New! Active Fires

Arizona

  • Boss Ranch Fire:  19 miles NE of Douglas. Coronado NF/Forest Service.  79 Personnel.  3 Crew.  3 Engines. 1 helicopter.  1253 acres. Tall grass and brush.  Min fire activity with smoldering. Structures threatened.  Cost-to-Date: $75,000.

100% Contained Fires

Arizona

 

  • Guadalupe Pass Fire:  6500 acres. Cost:  $250,000.
  • Phoenix Fire:  592 acres.  Cost:  $58,000.

New Mexico

  • Cowboy Fire:  4000 acres.  Cost:  $120,000.

 

EASTERN AREA

42 new fires.  3 new Large fire incidents. 3 contained. fires.

Missouri

  • Barbers Creek:  200 acres.  Cost:  $15,000.
  • Lipps Fire:  208 acres. Cost: $15,000.
  • Tellham:  174 acres.  Cost:  $10,000.

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN AREA

38 new fires with 3 of them being large fires. 3 contained.

100% Contained Fires

Colorado

  • Huerfano:  300 acres.  Cost:  $13,000.

Kansas

  • 1800 / Yancy:  7500 acres.  Cost:  $3,000.
  • Ferguson Ranch:  25,650 acres.  Cost:  $61,000.

NORTHERN ROCKIES AREA

New! Active Fires

Montana

  • Cherry:  23 miles NW of Terry. Miles City Field Office, 440 acres.  BLM. 7 Personnel. 3 Crews.   Started on county land.  Short grass. Minimal fire behavior. 50% contained.  Cost-to-Date: $10,000.

 

 

 YEAR-TO-DATE STATS

March 4 – March 10, 2016

NOTE:  Numbers do not include fires included in Complexes

2016:  5.564 fires. 270,286 acres.

2015:  6,154  fires. 93,639 acres.

2014:  6,733 fires. 84,457 acres.

2013:  3,657 fires. 36,048 acres.

2012:  6,313 fires. 119,506 acres.

2011:  12,271 fires. 357,228 acres.

2010:  5,025 fires. 68,244. acres.

 

NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS LEVEL: 1

 

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