Wildfire Activity | NIFC Sit Rep | March 27, 2020

Southern Area (MS and FL), United States

As of Friday, March 27, 2020, there were 226 wildfires that broke out with two of them being large incidents, Three Forks Marsh Fire and the Wildcat Fire.  These two fires are located in the State of Florida.

Here is a listing of wildfires that have since been 100% contained.

4 Point Fire  :  National Forests in Mississippi. 1, 858 acres. 100% contained. 2 total personnel remain on one engine. The cost-to-date is $35,000.00 in fire suppression and containment expenses.

Lee Cook Road (46) Fire:  Florida Forest Service.  537 acres. 100% contained. 1 person on an engine remains. $5,000 cost-to-date.

Three Forks Fire:  This fire started on March 26, 2020, from an unknown cause.  570 acres in the Florida Forest Service owned/managed lands. 100% contained. 4 personnel remain on three engines. $2,000 cost-to-date.

Wildcat Fire:  This fire also started on March 26, 2020 on Eglin Air Force Base, owned by the Department of Defense.  500 acres. 100% contained. 8 personnel are on-scene with three engines. $5,000 cost-to-date.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 3/292020 2240 PST

#LightSage Fire Ignites in Utah | New!

 

TOOLE – DUGWAY PROVING GROUNDS. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Incident Summary

A new wildfire has ignited on the Toole-Dugway Proving Grounds managed by DOD, located 12 miles SW of Dugway, Utah.

Damage Assessment

About 5,000 acres of short grass has been burned.  There has been a 0% containment status reached.

Fire Behavior

The fire behavior is minimal and smoldering.

Cost-To-Date

Firefighting suppression and containment expenses cost-to-date is $10,000.00.

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