U.S. National Wildfire Activity Log | March 4, 2018

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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