The Wildfire Log | Idaho | August 18, 2019

Here is the SitRep for Wildfire activity on Sunday, August 18, 2019 for the State of Idaho.

14 new wildfires started in the last 24 hours in the Great Basin area which include States ID, NV and UT. – NIFC

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New Wildfire(s)

Hell Roaring Creek, Custer | 0% containment

Crews were sent out on a smoke check at 1218 hours MDT.  Shortly after, a wildfire was reported to their Dispatch and additional resources were deployed through the South Central Idaho Interagency Dispatch Center at 1232 hours MDT to the Hell Roaring Creek area in Custer. Due to this being the newest fire, there is limited information showing up in CAD.

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Cove Creek Fire | 27 miles NW of Salmon | 4,444 acres | 65% containment

The Cove Creek Fire is burning in the Salmon – Challis National Forest owned by the US Forest Service in Idaho.  Fire fuels include timber and tall grass.  Fire behavior is said to be minimal with creeping, backing and with wind-driven runs.

There are 38 total personnel along with one crew, two engines and one helicopter on the front lines.

Cost-to-date expenses have reached an all time high of $4 Million Dollars.

Nethker Fire | 30 miles NE of McCall | 2,354 acres | 91% containment

The Nethker Fire is currently burning in the Payette National Forest and managed/owned by the US National Forest.  Command has been transferred back to the local unit from the GB Team 3, an IMT Type 2 team.

Fire behavior has been reported as moderate with smoldering, creeping and isolated torching.  Fire fuels include timber and closed timber litter.

There are approximately 559 total personnel still assigned to this fire, along with 15 crews, eight engines and five helicopters.

Cost-to-date is $10.2 Million Dollars.  All structures were saved by firefighters. No were reportedly damaged, injuries to firefighters or to civilians.

Quartz Fire | NW of Quartzburg | 1.3 acres

The Quartz Fire started on Saturday, August 17, 2019.  It is located about one mile northwest of Quartzburg and burning in elevations of 5,200 to 5,400 feet.  Fire resources and assets were dispatched through the Boise Interagency Dispatch Center at 1717 hours.  1.3 acres of grass, brush and ponderosa pine have been destroyed on BLM lands.   Estimated time to contain the fire is expected to be today sometime.

 

(c) 2019 NW Fire Blog – Updated 8/18/2019 @ 1200 hours PDT

U.S. Wildfires Via Wildfire CAD | February 8, 2018

With a little time on our hands, we are beginning to glean information from various sources to keep our blog fresh and updated with fire information.

Arkansas-Oklahoma Interagency Coordination Center ||| 0230 hours – #EaglesFire – Seminole County, Okoma District.  Cromwell IC.  46.1 acres.

Arizona Dispatch Center ||| 1443 hours  – #DragoonFire – Contained/Control/Out at 1610 hours. | 0.21 acres.  ||| 1426 hours – #AltarFire – Hwy 286, MP 15. 120 acres. Resources:  BN3-1, BN3-3, CAPT 3-1, CAPT-3-2, Douglas E361, Tuscson1.   ||| 1149 Hours – #AjaxFire = Hwy 80, MP 321.  3 acres.  Resources:  B81, BN3-2, Tender311.

Phoenix Interagency Fire Center (AZ) ||| 0924 hours – #ShrubFire – FS Rd 402. Contained 1045 hours.  0.1acre.

Williams Dispatcher Center (AZ) ||| 1436 hours – #DevilDogFire – Unknown location.  Contained/controlled at 1602 hours.

Cleveland National Forest (CA) ||| 1810 hours – #InterstateFire – I8 x Japatual Valley Rd. Limited info.

Federal Interagency Com Center  (CA) ||| 1410 hours – #BorderFire – Tin Can Canyon.  4 acres.

Alamogodo Dispatch Center (NM) |||  1251 Hours – #BrambleFire – Lat/Long 33 26.742, -105 39.588.  0.1 acres

Santa Fe Interagency Dispatch Center (NM) ||| 1452 hours – #JaconaFire – Lat/Long 35.8906,-106.0452. Light, flashy fuels.  3 acres.

Taos Interagency Dispatch Center (NM) ||| 1302 hours – #LowerLlanoRoadFire – Lower Llano Rd (private land). Brush fire. Unknown acres.

Central NV Interagency Dispatch Center ||| 1239 hours – #TonopahFire – approx 15 miles NW of Tonopah, NV.  BLM resources responded to a smoke call near Tonopah. Unsure if turned out to be anything or if any acreage burned.

Central WA Interagency Communications Center (DNR) ||| 1205 hours – #HowertonFire – Newby Creek, Okanogan County, WA.  USFS response from Central WA & WA DNR response from NE WA Interagency Communications Center.  Fire fuels included Snags. Contained 1535 hours.  Mutual Aid from at 1456 hours. 0.1 acres.

NE WA Interagency Communications Center (DNR)  ||| 1429 hours – #LakeValleyLoopOneFire – Lake Valley Loop Road, Lincoln County, WA.  resources on-scene 1540 hours. 2 acres.

 

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog – 2145 Hours PST

 

 

 

WILDFIRE ACTIVITY | OCTOBER 5, 2017

POST SUMMARY |  We are still following  CAD systems for wildfire activity in Washington and Oregon.  Here is our recap for Thursday, October 5th.

NORTHEAST WA INTERAGENCY COMM CENTER

Cemetery Road Fire.  Dispatched @ 1351 hours. Cemetery Rd. Stevens County, Washington.  .25 acres. DNR Other Agency responded.

OLYMPIC REGION DISPATCH

Geissler Road Fire.  178 Geissler Road, Washington. Dispatched at 1119 hours. Limited info.

BURNS INTERAGENCY COMM CTR

Lodge Pole Fire.  Dispatched at 1329 hours. 0.1 acre. E-621 responded. Limited info.

CENTRAL OR INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CTR

1258 PR Fire.  Dispatched at 1526 hours. Engines 618, 619. 0.1 acres. Limited info.

1259 RN Fire.  Dispatched at 1622 hours. Engine 420 responded.  Limited info.

EUGENE INTERAGENCY COMM CTR

Jefferson Farm Fire.  Prescribed Fire.  Scheduled/started at 1012 hours. Limited info.

BLUE MTN INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CTR

Little Dean Underburn.  Prescribed Fire.  Started at 0846 hours.  Little Dean Creek area, 16 miles southwest of Baker City, Oregon.  C1-2, E612, E613 resources.  1 acre.

(c) 2017 NW Fire Blog – Updated @ 1650 hours PDT – 10/5/2017

 

 

WA Fire CAD | Overnight Activity | August 12, 2017

Fire CAD Activity Summary | A very active lightning storm passed over the Yakima area last night.  One particular area being reported in the Bumping Lake area with nine possible new starts from dry lightning strikes.

Here is the Wildfire CAD Activity for multiple areas and you can see how lively it was in several areas in the late evening.  Each fire is broken down by Dispatch hours, name and burned acres where listed.

Yakima County

1910 PDT | Jack Creek. 5 acres.

1848 PDT | E Jolly Creek. 0.25 acres.

1837 PDT | Jollyn Mtn. 0.5 acres.

1833 PDT | NW Jolly Creek. 5 acres.

1810 PDT | Scab Mtn. 0 acres recorded.

1809 PDT | Crow Creek (Union Creek). 0 acres recorded.

1808 PDT | Union Creek Trail. 0 acres listed.

1804 PDT | N Fork Union Creek.  0 acres recorded.

1803 PDT | Survey (Union Creek). 0 acres listed.

Kittitas County

1758 PDT | Peasant Valley. Lake Cle Elum. 1 acre. Fire District, USFS response.  Up Hwy 410.

1747 PDT | Jollyy Mtn. 30 acres.

1618 PDT | Pinegrass Ridge. 0.1 acre.

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog – Updated 8/12/17 @ 0725 Hours PDT

Wildland Fires | Arizona | July 9 2017

STATE OF ARIZONA – Here is the recap of wildland fires dispatched via the Wildland Fire CAD system only by dispatch hours.

2107 Hours | Village Meadows Fire | Buffalo Soldier Trail.#

1943 Hours | Rex Fire | Jurassic Park. 3 acres.#

1819 Hours | ASF 694 Fire | Hwy 260. MP 319.#

1739 Hours | Whetstones Fire | North side of Whetstone Mountains & West of Benson.#

1729 Hours | Huffer #9 Fire | .25 acres. Contained by MRRD.#

1719 Hours | Odart Fire | 1 mile North of Odart LO.#

1636 Hours | Doyle #8 Fire | Doyle Ridge. 0.1 acre. Contained by FRD.#

1617 Hours | Sun Fire | I-17, MM 254.  14 acres. Contained and out.#

1611 Hours | Sun PDC | I-17 @ Mile markers 252-255.#

1545 Hours | Standsbury Fire |  Graham County behind Heliograph Peak. 103 acres. Dispatched Engines 361 and 332.#

1520 Hours | Tumbleweed Fire | PMA E5763 dispatched. District #4. 0.1 acres.#

1452 Hours | First Fire | Scotts Res. Pondo and litter. #

1450 Hours | Diablo Fire | I-40 @ MP 228, Coconino County. 486 acres. Dispatched E131 from Florence.#

1436 Hours | Fisher Tank Fire | South of Highawy 40 @ Mile post 190 in Coconino County.  #

1420 Hours | Beale Fire | 3 miles North of Topac. #

1412 Hours | Beal Fire | Havasu Refuge. 100 acres. Resources on-scene. ( unsure if the same as the one above at 1420 Hours.)#

1351 Hours | Del Sol Fire | Kino Springs area.  20 acres.#

1344 Hours | Volunteer Fire | I-40 at MP 181.#

1332 Hours | Garrett Fire | I-10 at MP 364.#

1322 Hours | Yam Fire | Yam Canyon. 0.1 acres. #

1256 Hours | Nutri Fire | East of Nutrioso.#

1236 Hours  | Lee Valley Fire | West of Lee Valley Reservoir.

1156 Hours | Ridge #5 Fire | .10 acres. Contained by AZ State DOF.#

1147 Hours | Carrizo Fire | Hwy 260 at MP 300.#

1146 Hours | Shadow Fire | Hwy 260 @ MP 300 (appears to be the same as the Carrizo Fire reported by another Dispatch Center).   .75 acres. Grass and brush fuels.#

1135 Hours | Rucker Fire | Rucker Canyon Fire.#

1101 Hours | Stuck Fire | Gilson Wash. 0.25 acres.#

0938 Hours | Well #4 Fire | 0.25 acres. Contained by MRRD.#

0751 Hours | No Name #3 Fire | Observatory in Mesa. 0.1 acre.  Lightning struck single tree.#

0718 Hours | Hillside Road Fire | MP 17 on Hillside Road.#

0647 Hours | Lookout #2 Fire | Mt. Elden Road. Private land. 0.1 acre. Out.#

0617 Hours | Suizo Wash Fire | 79 at MP 96. 5 acres.#

0613 Hours | 182 Fire | I-10 @ MP 182.   .10 acres#

NOTE: Does not include Tucson or William Dispatch Center wildfires due to time constraints.

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog

 

WILDFIRE CAD ACTIVITY | WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON STATE | Washington State has been relatively cool for fires this time of year while fellow States nationally such as Arizona, Utah, Florida among others, have seen their share fare of wildfires these last couple of days.  We are spreading the word of fire activity per WA DNR’s wildfire CAD system.

Wildfire Activity for Sunday, June 11, 2017

Mayflower Fire 

Dispatch time:  1449 Hours.  Location:  Spokane County.  Baird Road.  Size:  1 acre. Status:  Controlled at 1813 hours.

Rutter Fire

Dispatch time:  1258 Hours.  Location:  Spokane County.  Indian Trail.  Fire fuels:  Grass, brush, light timber.  Size:  0.1 acre. Status:  In patrol status.

Dishman Spot Fire

Dispatch time:  1100 Hours.  Location:  Spokane County.  Dishman.  Fire fuels:  Grass, brush. Size:  0.01 acre.  Status:  Controlled at 1215 hours.

 

(c) 2017 The NW Fire Blog