UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | Wildfire activity has picked up nationally and we are here to share what’s happening in the Fire World. The National Preparedness Level remains at a Level 1.
According to the records kept by the National Interagency Fire Center, there have been 6,547 wildfires for a total of 138,478 acres compared to 2017’s 7,542 wildfires and a total of 215,677 acres. (as of March 2, 2018)
ARKANSAS – OKLAHOMA INTERAGENCY COORDINATOR CENTER (AR/OK)
#HawkinsFire | OKWEA District in Seminole County. 2.8 acres. Dispatched @ 1533 hours. Unknown current fire status.
#LandfillFire | Near White Eagle, OK in the OKPAA District in Kay County. 0.5 acres. IC effective 3/4/2018. Dispatched @ 0924 hours. Unknown current status.
#GocartFire | Limited info. Dispatched @ 0824 hours.
#SparkFire | Located in OKANA in Comanche County. Dispatched @ 0814 hours. Limited info.
ARIZONA DISPATCH CENTER (AZ)
#ElphantButteFire | Location/acres, etc limited. Dispatched at 1510 hours. Unknown current status.
FEDERAL INTERAGENCY COMM CENTER (CA)
#VidalFire | State Hwy 62, milemarker 232. 0.1 cres. Dispatched @ 1257 hours. Unknown status.
PUEBLO INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER (CO)
NOTE: Extended Staffing has been increased for Stations 3, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11.
#Rabbit2Fire | 14 miles south of Granada (Prowers County), CO. Human caused. 9,700 acres. Resources on-scene. Dispatched 1020 MST.
#ForestRidgeFire | 4 miles south of Kiowa (City) in Elbert County. Human caused. 374 acres. Resources on-scene. Dispatched @ 1201 MST.
SOUTH CAROLINA INTERAGENCY COORDINATION CENTER (SD)
#KeepersBranchFire | C-148, Francis Marion. Unknown resources on-scene. 300 acres. Dispatched @ 1236 hours.
TENNESSEE INTERAGENCY COORDINATION CENTER (TN)
#Hwy68Fire | Hwy 68. Unknown exact location or city. Dispatched @ 1803 hours.
Sources | WildCAD, NIFC
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