Hidden Shores Fire | Arizona | Update 3

UPDATE 3

Fire assets were dispatched to Hidden Shores, about 11 miles northeast of Yuma, Arizona and dispatched through the Prescott Interagency Dispatch Center.  The original dispatched time was around 1233 hours MST on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

smoke rises from across a lake

Photo Courtesy | Inciweb

At the time of the fire, CAD updates reported the fire was at five (5) acres as of Tuesday.   Today, fire Officials have released  the fire has increased to 10 acres  and that forward progress of the fire has been stopped.  This was per Inciweb, which appears to be somewhat behind in reporting on this incident. (Updated 2038 2/26/2020)     

UPDATE:  Per Prescott Interagency Dispatch Center showing increased to “52” acres.

Fire fuels include:  brush, salt cedar, riparian vegetation and marsh grass.

There is a 60% containment.

Currently, all Agencies are in an Unified Command system.  There are 22 personnel assigned to this incident.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 2/26/2020 – 2030 hours PST

Hidden Shores Fire | Arizona | Update 2

UPDATE 2

Fire assets were dispatched to Hidden Shores, about 11 miles northeast of Yuma, Arizona and dispatched through the Prescott Interagency Dispatch Center.  The original dispatched time was around 1233 hours MST on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

smoke rises from across a lake

Photo Courtesy | Inciweb

At the time of the fire, CAD updates reported the fire was at five (5) acres as of Tuesday.   Today, fire Officials have released  the fire has increased to 10 acres  and that forward progress of the fire has been stopped.

Fire fuels include:  brush, salt cedar, riparian vegetation and marsh grass.

There is a 60% containment.

Currently, all Agencies are in an Unified Command system.  There are 22 personnel assigned to this incident.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 2/26/2020 – 2020 hours PST

Wildfire Activity | Arizona | February 25, 2020

PRESCOTT INTERAGENCY DISPATCH

Hidden Shores Fire | Hidden Shores, Arizona

Fire assets were dispatched to Hidden Shores for a wildfire around 1233 hours MST.  There has been 5 acres scorched.  No further info is known.

SHOW LOW INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER

Triple 8 Fire | 8822 Rd of the 58 Rd

A wildfire broke out, prompting this Dispatch Center to send out fire resources to the area around 1330 MST.  There was 0.1 acre of pine / grass scorched.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 2/25/2020 – 2005 PST

SIT REP: February 1, 2020

United States of America | Sit Rep

February 1, 2020

REEVES FIRE:  Firefighters were dispatched via the Federal Interagency Communications Center to a wildfire at Stoddard Wells x 15 South. E3648 responded at 1455 hours PST.

LAGUNA FIRE:  A wildfire ignited in the Laguna Recreational Area.  Fire resources were dispatched at 0200 hours.  15 acres were scorched from an unknown ignition source. (Prescott Interagency Dispatch Center)

SLUICE BOXES FIRE:  A fire broke out at Dicks Gulch and destroyed three acres in the Great Falls Interagency Dispatch Center service area.  Resources were dispatched at 1706 hours to the Great Falls area in the State of Montana. (GDC)

January 31, 2020

RED FLAG WARNING | Issued by the Pueblo (Colorado) National Weather Service at 0733 hours MST

LITTLE FIRE:  Fire assets were dispatched at 1730 hours to a wildfire that ignited in Seminole County in the Cromwell area in Oklahoma.  IC:  R Sith.  18.1 acres were burned. Unknown cause. (ARK-OK Interagency Coordination Center)

January 30, 2020

DE SOTO – NOVA FIRE:  A wildlfire was reported North and between BB 6317 and BB 8526 off of Nova Johnson Road on the Desoto National Forest at 1623 hours.  0.1 acre burned.  It was both contained and under control at 1402 hours. (MS ICC)

DE SOTO RANGE 14J FIRE:  A wildfire broke out at Camp Shelby, located on the Desoto National Forest in Mississippi at 1401 hours.  112 acres were destroyed. Fire was contained at 1308 hours on the same day.  No cause of the fire is known. (MS ICC)

VIEJAS #001 FIRE:  Fire resources were dispatched to 14 Viejas Grade Road on the Cleveland National Forest in California at 1710 hours.  Limited information. (CNF)

MISSION FIRE:  Resources dispatched through the Federal Interagency Communications Center responded to Highway 15 x Mission in Fallbrook, California for a wildfire at 1014 hours PST. (FICC)

There were 90 new fires during the period of January 24 – 30, 2020 which required light initial attack activity.  No new large incidents or fires were deployed.

In New South Wales, Australia, there are 22 wildland fire personnel that are attached to supporting large fires.

In South Australia, Australia, there are five wildland fire personnel supporting those fires.

In Victoria, Australia, there are 183 wildland fire personnel assigned to supporting those fires.

(Sources:  NIFC, NWS, Wildcad)

 

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 2000 hours PST

U.S. Wildland Fires | SitRep | March 11, 2016

Fire Summary

During the week of March 4, 2016 through March 10, 2016:

Nationally:   732 new Light fires.  32 new Large incidents. 32 Fires contained. 5 Not contained fires.

 

SOUTHERN AREA  

595 new fires broke out with 22 of them deemed large fire incidents and of those, 3 of them still not contained.

New! Active Fires

North Carolina

  • Tombstone:  7 miles NW of Casar, NC. North Carolina Forest Service. 12 Personnel.  4 Engines. 575 Acres. 91% contained.  Closed timber litter. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering. Last report unless significant activity occurs. Cost-to-Date: $33,000.00.

Oklahoma

  • Katie:   3 miles SW of Dustin. 1630 acres.  Oklahoma DOF. 30 Personnel.  10 Engines. Timber and short grass. 65% contained. Moderate fire behavior. Structures threatened. Cost-to-Date: $9,000.
  • Mustang:   1 mile SW of Bartlesville, OK. 11,257 acers. 81% contained. Osage Agency, BIA. 22 Personnel assigned. 6 engines. Tall grass and hardwood litter. Minimal fire behavior. Precipitation occurred over the fire area. Cost-to-Date: $82,000.

100% Contained Fires

Alabama

  • Party Rock:  150 acres.  Cost: $35,000.

Arkansas

  • Fletcher Ridge:  150 acres.  $1,000.
  • Honeysuckle:  370 acres.  Cost: $7,000.
  • Piney Branch:  275 acres.  Cost: $1,000.

Florida

  • Fox Brown Rd.  313 acres.  NR.
  • Hornet Complex:  DOD.  7,500 acres.  Cost: $75,000.
  • Pine Shadow:  401 acres. NR.

Oklahoma

  • Barnsdall: 429 acres. Cost:  $43,000.
  • Bass:  3740 acres. Cost: $46,000.
  • Blue Duck:   1005 acres.  Cost: $1,000.
  • Caney Creek:  400 acres.  Cost:  8,000.
  • Double Header:  1270 Acres.  Cost: $9,000.
  • Edge Rock:  347 acres.  Cost:  35,000.
  • England:  155 acres.  Cost: $20,000.
  • Fairfax Landing:  640 acres. Cost:  $67,000.
  • Hill:  890 acres. Cost: $65,000.
  • Lane School:  151 acres.  Cost:  $5,000.
  • Lenora: 587 acres. Cost $40,000.
  • Lost City:  240 acres.  Cost: $20,000.
  • Mule Camp:  128 acres.  Cost: $1,000.
  • Pigeon Bed:  285 acres.  Cost:  $5,000.
  • Ralsten:  972 acres.  Cost: $65,000.
  • Roy Ann: 476 acres.  Cost:  $15,000.
  • Tallant:  492 acres. Cost: $42,000.
  • Tin Shack:  557 acres.  Cost:  $3,000.
  • Tounsend:  600 acres. Cost: $10,000.
  • Whispering Pines:  160 acres.  Cost:  $5,000.

 

SOUTHWEST AREA

32 new fires with 3 of them considered as new large incident. 1 is not contained.

New! Active Fires

Arizona

  • Boss Ranch Fire:  19 miles NE of Douglas. Coronado NF/Forest Service.  79 Personnel.  3 Crew.  3 Engines. 1 helicopter.  1253 acres. Tall grass and brush.  Min fire activity with smoldering. Structures threatened.  Cost-to-Date: $75,000.

100% Contained Fires

Arizona

 

  • Guadalupe Pass Fire:  6500 acres. Cost:  $250,000.
  • Phoenix Fire:  592 acres.  Cost:  $58,000.

New Mexico

  • Cowboy Fire:  4000 acres.  Cost:  $120,000.

 

EASTERN AREA

42 new fires.  3 new Large fire incidents. 3 contained. fires.

Missouri

  • Barbers Creek:  200 acres.  Cost:  $15,000.
  • Lipps Fire:  208 acres. Cost: $15,000.
  • Tellham:  174 acres.  Cost:  $10,000.

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN AREA

38 new fires with 3 of them being large fires. 3 contained.

100% Contained Fires

Colorado

  • Huerfano:  300 acres.  Cost:  $13,000.

Kansas

  • 1800 / Yancy:  7500 acres.  Cost:  $3,000.
  • Ferguson Ranch:  25,650 acres.  Cost:  $61,000.

NORTHERN ROCKIES AREA

New! Active Fires

Montana

  • Cherry:  23 miles NW of Terry. Miles City Field Office, 440 acres.  BLM. 7 Personnel. 3 Crews.   Started on county land.  Short grass. Minimal fire behavior. 50% contained.  Cost-to-Date: $10,000.

 

 

 YEAR-TO-DATE STATS

March 4 – March 10, 2016

NOTE:  Numbers do not include fires included in Complexes

2016:  5.564 fires. 270,286 acres.

2015:  6,154  fires. 93,639 acres.

2014:  6,733 fires. 84,457 acres.

2013:  3,657 fires. 36,048 acres.

2012:  6,313 fires. 119,506 acres.

2011:  12,271 fires. 357,228 acres.

2010:  5,025 fires. 68,244. acres.

 

NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS LEVEL: 1

 

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