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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