U.S. Active Wildfires | April 6, 2018

ROCKY MOUNTAIN AREA

There were 16 new wildfires which 2 of them became new large incidents.  All fires are out in this region.

COUNTY ROAD 56 FIRE | 1,783 acres.  100% contained.  0 resources. $1,000 CTD.  (CO) C&L lands.

ROCK FIRE | 300 acres.  100% contained.  25 total personnel.  9 engines.  $1,000 CTD. C&L lands.

SOUTHERN AREA

There was 574 new wildfires with 7 of them being new large incidents, while 11 are still considered not contained in the Southern area. in TX, FL, SC, OK and NC.

GREENWAY FIRE | 16 miles SE of Naples (FL). Florida FS.  Southern rough Minimal fire behavior.  17,957 acres.  95% contained.  Total 15 personnel.  2 engines. 4 structures destroyed. $399,000 cost-to-date (CTD).

FM 294 FIRE | 10 miles SE of Claude (TX). TX A&M FS.  Tall grass. Active fire behavior with single-tree torching and creeping. Structures under direct threat. 14,824 acres. 80% containment.  8 total personnel.  1 engine. 5 structures lost.  $1,000 CTD. Private land.

As of April 6, 2018, there have been 12,754 wildfires with a combined total of 530,488 acres scorched.  In 2017, at this time of year there were 14,529 fires with a total of 2,180,154 acres.  2018 is also down from 2016 acreage destroyed.

FIREBREAK 56 | 8 miles east of Mexico Beach (FL).  Florida FS.  Southern rough.  Minimal fire. 8,080 acres. 90% containment status.  48 total personnel.  11 engines. $294,000 CTD.

SPOONBILL FIRE | 30 miles east of Naples (FL).  Big Cypress NP.  Southern rough and tall grass.  Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.  Area closures in effect.  1,843 acres. 40% contained.  43 total personnel.  1 crew. 2 helicopters.  $200,000 CTD.

CONTEXT FIRE | 3 miles NW of Homestead (FL). Everglades NP.  1,047 acres.  25% contained.  53 total personnel.  1 crew.  7 engines.  1 helicopter.  $230,000 CTD.

COLONY FIRE |  1 mile east of Colony (OK).  BIA – Concho Agency. 586 acres.  60% contained.  116 total personnel.  1 crew.  22 engines.  $400,000 CTD.

GREENWOOD 2 FIRE |  7 miles west of Jamestown (SC).  Grancis Marion & Sumter NF.  450 acres.  60% contained.  18  personnel.  5 engines. 1 helicopter.  $8,000 CTD.

OLD BLADE LINE FIRE |  10 miles SE of Lakes Wales (FL).  Florida FS.  450 acres.  60% contained. 1 person on staff.  1 engine.  $89,000 CTD.

FOBB CREEK FIRE |  5 miles NE of Daisy (OK).  OK DOF – SE area.  420 acres.  80% containment status.  4 personnel.  2 engines. $4,000 CTD.

COUNTY LINE FIRE |  11 miles east of Tahlequah (OK). OK DOF – Northeast area.371 acres.  97% contained.  4 personnel. 2 engines. $7,000 CTD.

HAIRPIN FIRE |  12 miles NE of Clayton (OK).  OK DOF – East Central area.  182 acres.  71% contained.  4 personnel.  2 engines. $1,000 CTD.

WINDY LANE FIRE | 175 acres.  80% contained. 9 personnel.  6 engines.  $4,000 CTD.

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