U.S. National Wildfire Activity Log | March 5, 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)

#LittleGreasyFire | 7 miles SE of Red Rock (Noble County), Oklahoma.  OKPAA District.  13 acres. Dispatched at 1430 hours on 3/4/2018.

#FulsomFire | 8.5 miles NE of Okemah (Okfusekee County), Oklahoma.  OKOMA District. 62 acres.  Dispatched at 1043 hours on 3/4/2018.

 

ARIZONA DISPATCH CENTER (AZ)

#WhitlowFire | Elephant Butte.  Dispatched @ 1510 hours on 3/4/2018.

FLAGSTAFF DISPATCH CENTER (AZ)

#NonStat A/C #2 Fire | Unknown location.  Dispatched @ 1400 hours on 3/4/2018.  Out @ 1405 hours on 3/5/2018.

PHOENIX INTERAGENCY FIRE CENTER (AZ)

#RodeoFire | Bylas.  Dispatched @ 1515 hours.  Resources:  SCA, E5863.  0.1 acres.

TUCSON INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER (AZ)

#WhiteRockFire | White Rock Campground (CNF).  Dispatched @ 0718 hours 3/5/2018 and out at 0819 hours.  0.1 acre.

CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST (CA)

#Observatory002Fire | Observatory Campground.  Dispatched @ 1732 hours.

DURANGO INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER (CO)

#318Fire | Unknown location.  Dispatched @ 1601 hours.  4 acres.

 

PUEBLO INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER (CO)

#ClarkCountyFire | 5 miles SW of Ashland (Clark), Kansas.  Dispatched @ 1156 hours.  Human caused. 1,500 acres. Resources on-scene.  Unknown containment status or current fire conditions.

#AdamLaneFire |  2 miles south of Alamosa (Alamosa County).   Dispatched @ 1633 hours on 3/4/2018.  Contained on 3/5/2018 @ 0922 hours.  Human caused.  0.1 acre.

KENTUCKY INTERAGENCY COORDINATION CENTER (KY)

#PondLickFire | Dispatched @ 2010 hours. Limited information.

MICHIGAN INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER (MO)

#BigCreekFire | Big Creek (Oscoda County), Missouri.  Dispatched @ 1528 hours.

MISSOURI IOWA COORDINATION CENTER (MO, IA)

#HighwayTFire | Private property (Phelps County).  Dispatched @ 1329 hours.  8.4 acres.

NORTH CAROLINA INTERAGENCY COORDINATION CENTER (NC)

#FlowerGapFire | Unknown location.  Dispatched 1740  hours.  5 acres. Light flashy and fire fuels.

#TruckFire | Unknown location.  Dispatched @ 1320 hours.  0.3 acres.

#WolfPitFire |  Unknown location.  Private property on Grandfather Road.  Dispatched @ 1559 hours on 3/4/2018.  .25 acres.

#49Fire | Uwharrie Road in Davidson County.  Dispatched @ 1127 hours on 3/4/2018. 0.3 acre.

ALBUQUERQUE INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER (NM)

#TR2Fire | Hwy 47 and TR2.  Dispatched @ 1529 hours.  Contained @ 1553 hours. 0.1 acres.

#PJFire | Sandia Ranger District.  Dispatched @ 0703 hours.  100 acres.

#TR76Fire | Isleta.  Dispatched @ 1453 hours on 3/4/2018.  Contained @ 1550 hours on 3/4/2018.  Controlled @ 1439 hours.

 

 

TENNESSEE INTERAGENCY COORDINATION CENTER (TN)

#TireFire | Hwy 68.  Dispatched @ 3/4/2018 @ 1803 hours.  Devore IC.  .25 acres.

VIRGINIA INTERAGENCY COORDINATION CENTER (VA)

#JenningsCreekFire | Unknown location.. Dispatched @ 1030 hours on 3/4/2018. 0.1 acres on Glenwood Ranger District in Botetourt County. Forest Service.

CASPER INTERAGENCY DISPATCH (WY)

#WadesFire | Unknown location.  Dispatched @ 1152 hours.

Sources | WildCAD, NIFC

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