WA Wildfire Activity Log | Monday

There was some wildfire activity today on Monday, May 2, 2022. Here is a brief summary of what occurred today according to our source with wildcad.net.

WEST RIM FIRE

A wildfire broke out on Euclid Road in Spokane County, Washington. Resources were dispatched via WA DNR – NEC at 1038 hours this morning and arrived shortly thereafter on the scene at 1121 hours. The fire was contained to 0.1 acres with fire fuels being timber and litter. It was contained at 1140 hours and controlled at 1145 hours PT. No word on the cause. # Final Report #

OAK CREEK INCIDENT

Smoke Check. At 0847 hours this morning, resources were dispatched via the WA DNR CWC Dispatch Center to Oak Creek in Yakima County, Washington. Incident #OWF-66. Limited information received. # Final Report #

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CO Wildfire | County Road 56 Fire | 1

Update 1 | Tuesday, April 12, 2022

The newly reported wildfire, the COUNTY ROAD 56 FIRE was reported to fire officials on April 6th, which is located eight miles southeast of Burlington (Kit Carson County), Colorado.

At this time, the wildfire has scorched 4,200 acres and there is a moderate chance this fire could grow larger in the next 24 hours.

This is Incident #2022-COKCX-000097.

Current weather reports are temps of 44*F, a dewpoint of 36%, and winds of 23 miles-per-hour.

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CO Wildfire | Olpe Corner Fire | 1

UPDATE 1 – 4/12/2022 – Tuesday

The OLPE CORNER FIRE is a human-caused fire which is located about two miles south of Hartford, Colorado.

Fire assets and resources were dispatched via the Pueblo Interagency Dispatch Center on Monday, April 11, 2022, to the area in Lyon County around 1700 hours MDT.

At this time, there have been 95 acres of grass and timber destroyed.

This is developing story. Please check back for updates on this one and other incidents.

This is Incident #LYX-410 PN PKC8 (1522). (Source: wildcad.net)

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TX Wildfire | Devils Sinkhole Fire | 1

Published 4/9/2022, Saturday

Edwards County Fire Officials have officially requested resources, equipment, and fire response from the Texas A&M Forest Service to a wildland fire incident.

Currently, the fire has burned 750 acres with a 30% containment status. Fire behavior is active and burning in rough terrain.

Crews have saved numerous structures have been saved due to tireless efforts and dedicated structure protection tactics.

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TX Complex Fire | Crittenberg Complex | 2

Update 2 – March 31, 2022, Thursday

The Crittenberg Complex is made up of several wildfires located on and off Fort Hood’s military base in Texas. On March 27th, the County requested assistance from the State fire agency.

Credit: Coryell All Hazards Preparedness Hub Facebook

A total of 33,175 acres of tall grass and brush have been lost collectively for both wildfires.

The On Post Fire is 85% contained and the Off Post Fire is 95% contained.

The incident has been turned back over to local fire resources from the Texas A&M Forest Service. They were in Unified Command with Fort Hood.

During the fire incident, 200 homes south of the City of Flat were evacuated on the afternoon of March 27 but were re-populated that same night.

There are still 20 total personnel on the scene.

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OK Wildfires | Sit Rep 1 | Tuesday

Update 1 – Published 3/29/2022, Tuesday

4366 LANE FIRE

About 210 acres have been burned along with 1 structure was lost. Resources have reached a 60% containment status. A 60% containment status has been reached. One person is assigned along with one engine. Total CTD for fire suppression and containment costs have reached $6,000.

BLUE DEVIL FIRE

The BLUE DEVIL FIRE is located on the Bureau of Indian lands, about five miles southeast of Bowlegs. Fire behavior has been reported as extreme with spotting. 178 acres of hardwood litter and tall grass have been consumed. A 70% containment status has been reached. About five personnel are still assigned along with one crew and four engines. CTD: $10,000 for fire suppression and containment efforts.

BOGGS HOLLOW CREEK FIRE

The BOGGS HOLLOW CREEK FIRE is located about nine miles south of Wilburton (Latimer County). About 300 acres of closed timber litter and tall grass have been destroyed. There is a 75% containment status obtained. Minimal fire behavior with backing has been observed. Five personnel are assigned with two engines. Total cost-to-date has reached $4,000.

COPELAND RANCH FIRE

This wildfire is located three miles southeast of Locust Grove in Sequoyah County, this wildfire has consumed 211 acres of timber and slash and is 90% contained. Two personnel are assigned along with one engine. Total CTD is $3,000.

GATOR FIRE

The GATOR FIRE is located 13 miles north of Muldrow in Sequoyah County has burned through 115 acres of hardwood litter and timber and is 88% contained. Fire behavior is active with spotting.

HIGH TOP FIRE

This wildfire is located in the area of the Oklahoma Department of Forestry, eight miles southwest of Poteau. Hardwood litter. Active fire behavior with wind-driven runs, running, and backing was reported by Incident Managers. The total acres burned was 163 and there is an 80% containment status. Five resources including personnel and three engines are still on the scene of this incident. Total CTD is $5,000 for fire suppression and containment efforts.

OKLAHOMA HIGH TOP FIRE

This Oklahoma wildfire is located in LeFlore County. Approximately 163 acres have been destroyed. There is an 80% containment status.

PEBBLE RIDGE FIRE

This wildfire is located seven miles south of Eufaula in Pittsburg County. 130 acres of closed timber litter have been burned. There is an 88% containment status. Minimal fire behavior was reported along with backing and uphill runs.

QUINTON OVERLOOK FIRE

The QUINTON OVERLOOK FIRE is located two miles north of Quinton in Haskell County. 140 acres of closed timber litter and tall grass. 60% contained. Fire behavior is minimal.

ROUND MOUNTAIN FIRE

This wildfire was reported in the last 24 hours on the lands owned by the Oklahoma Department of Forestry (OKDOF), located about 13 miles southeast of Stillwell. Hardwood litter. Active fire behavior with wind-driven runs. 170 acres have been destroyed. There is a 75% containment status reached. A total of seven personnel along with three engines are committed to this incident. There has been $9,000 CTD for fire suppression and containment efforts reached.

SARDIS CHURCH FIRE

The SARDIS CHURCH FIRE is located 10 miles south of Hartshorne (Pittsburg County). About 1,800 acres of closed timber litter and tall grass. There has been a 70% containment reached. Moderate fire behavior with uphill runs, flanking, and backing are occurring. Seven total personnel are on this incident along with three engines. Cost-to-date is $3,000.

SALT FIRE

The SALT FIRE is located on the Bureau of Indian lands in the Okmulgee Field Office, about eight miles northwest of Henryetta. About 408 acres of tall grass has been consumed. Reports of extreme fire behavior with running and flanking have been observed. Structures are under threat. There is a 75% containment status. There is a total of 16 total personnel along with one crew and four copters. CTD: $10,000 for fire suppression and containment efforts.

SULPHUR MOUNTAIN FIRE

This wildfire is located two miles southeast of Kiamichi in Pushmataha County. About 930 acres of hardwood litter and short grass have been consumed but crews have reached a 25% containment status. Fire behavior is moderate with backing and uphill runs. Structures are still threatened.

SUNSHINE CANYON FIRE

Pushmataha County. 545 acres. 100% contained.

TV3 FIRE

This wildfire is located five miles northeast of Quinton in Haskell County. 190 acres of closed timber litter and tall grass. 60% contained. Minimal fire behavior was reported. Structures are still considered under threat. Five total personnel are assigned along with two engines. Total CTD: Unknown.

WASHITA RIVER FIRE

The WASHITA RIVER FIRE was discovered at 1135 hours this morning. It has burned 7,500 acres and has a 0% containment status.

WEST BUFFALO FIRE

The WEST BUFFALO FIRE is located seven miles northwest of Wilburton (Latimer County). About 2,112 acres of closed timber litter have been destroyed. There is a 70% containment status reached. Moderate fire behavior with backing and uphill runs was reported. Four total personnel along with two engines. Cost-to-date is $3,000.

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Fire Season 2022 | Florida Wildfires

UPDATE 1 | 3/5/2022 | 2125 hours PT

FIELD UNIT | BLACKWATER

B66 FIRE Okaloosa County.

Reported 3/5/2022 1759 PT. Unknown acreage. 0% contained.

B-43 FIRE | Santa Rosa County.

Reported 3/5/2022 1659 PT. Unknown acreage. 0% contained.

FIELD UNIT | CALOOSAHATCHEE

23RD STREET WEST FIRE | Lee County.

Reported 3/5/2022 1238. Unknown acreage. 0% contained.

FIELD UNIT | CHIPOLA

ADKINS AVENUE FIRE | Bay County.

Credit | Bay County, FL Emergency Services

Size Up: 1,400 acres. 35% contained.

Damage Assessment: 2 structures destroyed. 12 damaged.

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Incident Cooperators: Bay County, FL Emergency Service, Florida Forest Services-Chipola, Bay County Sheriff’s Office.

Alert | Bay District Schools

3/5/2022 1945 hours PT | 7:45 p.m. update: The School District is doing as much as possible to support our students, families, and employees who have been impacted by these devastating wildfires. We are monitoring the fires and remain in close contact with emergency officials. We have not yet made any decisions impacting our school schedule for Monday but we expect most, if not all, schools to be open as usual. As all of you are already aware, this situation is very fluid and changes can occur rapidly. As always, if anything changes with our usual school schedule, we will use social media, automated phone calls, emails, and mainstream media to ensure our students, parents/guardians, and staff have the information they need. Our hearts are with all of those who have directly been impacted by the fires and we stand in awe of the first responders from our community and other communities who are doing all they can to bring an end to this terrible devastation.” – Bay District Schools

BERTHA SWAMP RD FIRE | Gulf County.

Size Up: 8,000 acres. 10% contained.

Incident Summary: The fire originated in Gulf County on Friday, 3/4/2022, and quickly moved into Calhoun and Bay Counties. It is now 8-10 miles southeast of South Bear Creek Road x US 231. Evacuations are in effect for various communities in Bay County.

Caution: Drivers and residents are being encouraged to stay clear of the area and follow all updates from the Bay County Emergency Services agency via Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BayCountyFLEmergencyServices

State of Emergency: Bay County has issued a local State of Emergency, which is also under a current mandatory burn ban.

Evacuation orders in effect for:

  • Transmitter Rd and Start Avenue
  • South of Hwy 231 to US 98 (Tyndall Pkway)
  • Bear Creek area
  • South of Scotts Ferry Road
  • East of Hwy 231.

Shelter located at:

  • Bay County Fairgrounds, 2230 15th Street.

Incident Cooperators: Bay County, FL Emergency Service, Florida Forest Services-Chipola, Bay County Sheriff’s Office

Resources: 200 total fire personnel (Bay County) and from the Panhandle area, plus 70 FFS firefighters. Dozers, tractors, engines, and other heavy equipment.

Current Status: Firefighters are working to establish containment lines and structure protection.

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3102 SAPP RD FIRE | Jackson County.

1 acre. 0% contained.

2329 SE CYPRESS POINT RD FIRE | Calhoun County.

0.1 acre. 90% contained.

865 RUFUS RD FIRE | Washington County.

1.5 acres. 85% contained.

450 AMELIA LANE | Walton County.

Reported 3/5/2022 0940 hours. 0.25 acres. 0% contained.

FIELD UNIT | EVERGLADES

HOMESTEAD FIRE | Miami-Dade County.

200 acres. 90% contained.

FIELD UNIT | LAKELAND

DAVIS ROAD FIRE | Polk County.

1,085 acres. 90% contained.

SAND SCRUB FIRE | Polk County.

135 acres. 80% contained.

FIELD UNIT | MYAKKA RIVER

WF5 SW EAGERTON DR 0134 FIRE | DeSoto County.

.75 acre. 80% contained.

FIELD UNIT | PERRY

PINNER ROAD FIRE | Dixie County.

0 acres. 0% contained.

ROCK ROAD FIRE | Dixie County.

100 acres. 25% contained.

SOUTH HWY 351 FIRE | Dixie County.

Unknown acreage. Reported 3/5/2022 1042.

FIELD UNIT | WITHLACOOCHEE

KIM LANE FIRE | Pasco County.

0.1 acre. 0% contained.

CR 205 FIRE | Sumter County.

2 acres. 90% contained.

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Steptoe Fire | Whitman Co, WA | 2

UPDATE 2 — JULY 23, 2021 — FRIDAY — 2240 PT

Incident Summary

A wildfire named the STEPTOE FIRE is burning about five miles south of Colton (Whitman County) on the Snake River near the Nisqually John Landing and about 192 miles ENE from The Dalles, Oregon in Whitman County, Washington State.

This fire is north of the Lick Creek Fire in Asotin County, Washington.

The fire ignited on Thursday from an unknown cause, prompting local, County and State fire assets and resources to be dispatched this morning around 0230 hours PT.

The fire was caused by lightning that passed over the area.

Initial Response

Whitman County Fire District #14 was first due on-scene reporting the fire had extended across hundreds of acres. Fire crews were dispatched overnight for structure protection and for life-safety activities. State mobe was approved early this morning.

Fire Resources

Lead Agency: WA State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Franklin County Fire District #3’s SE Strike Team just returned last Sunday for some much needed rest after working long hours and tirelessly in Lyle Hills (Klickitat County) and on the Red Apple Fire incidents. The Strike Team consisted of Strike Team Leader from Benton Co. 4 and Walla Walla FD. Engines from Benton Co. 1 & 2, Walla Walla Co. 4, Columbia Co. 3, College Place FD and Franklin Co. 3.

About 80 total fire personnel are assigned along with one crew and 14 engines.

Fire Command

They have now been dispatched to this new this wildfire under approved State mobe as mutual aid resources. A Type 3 IMT is on order.

Incident Cooperators

Incident Cooperators: Whitman County FD14, Asotin County FD1, City of Clarkston FD, Pullman FD, Whitman County and Franklin Co FD3, Walla Walla FD8 w/Eastern Washington State Mobe Strike Team # 1 (Walla Walla FD, city of College Place, WW FD4, Columbia FD3, Clarkston FD, Super Scoopers 283.

Current Status

About 2,700 acres of grass and brush have burned and there is a 20% containment status.

Fire behavior is moderate with some backing down slope and smoldering. with uphill runs, backing downslope and smoldering.

There are NO active evacuation orders in effect at this time.

Closures

  • Steptoe Canyon Road from Rimrock Road to Snake River

Damage Assessment

One structure has been lost. Total CTD is $150,000.

Hashtags

#SteptoeCanyonFire #WAwildfires #FireSeason2021

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Steptoe Fire | Whitman Co, WA

A wildfire named the STEPTOE FIRE is burning about 12 miles south of Colton on the Snake River in Whitman County, Washington State. The fire ignited on Thursday from an unknown cause, prompting local, County and State fire assets and resources to be dispatched this morning around 0230 hours PT.

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Credit: Asotin Co FD1

Whitman County Fire District #14 was first due on-scene reporting the fire had extended across hundreds of acres. Fire crews were dispatched overnight for structure protection and for life-safety activities. State mobe was approved early this morning.

Franklin County Fire District #3’s SE Strike Team just returned last Sunday for some much needed rest after working long hours and tirelessly in Lyle Hills (Klickitat County) and on the Red Apple Fire incidents. The Strike Team consisted of Strike Team Leader from Benton Co. 4 and Walla Walla FD. Engines from Benton Co. 1 & 2, Walla Walla Co. 4, Columbia Co. 3, College Place FD and Franklin Co. 3.

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They have now been dispatched to this new this wildfire under approved State mobe as mutual aid resources. A Type 3 IMT is on order.

This new wildfire appears to been lightning caused and said to be over 1,300 acres with an unknown containment status. Fire behavior is very active with a high rate of spread, spotting and making runs.

Incident Cooperators: Whitman County, Asotin County FD1, City of Clarkston FD, Pullman FD, Whitman County and Franklin Co FD3.

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ALMEDA DRIVE FIRE | OR | SIT REP 2

ALMEDA DRIVE FIRE

Sit Rep 2 | September 15, 2020

The ALMEDA DRIVE FIRE started on September 8th on  private land, one-mile north of Ashland, Oregon from an unknown cause.  It has now moved on to lands owned by the Oregon State Department of Forestry – Medford Unit and is the Lead Agency on this wildfire incident.

Currently, the fire has been kept within its perimeter and beginning to become more stabilized.  The fire has destroyed 3,200 acres and crews have successfully reached a 70% containment status.

An Urban Search and Rescue Team, UT Task force 1 and members from Utah and Nevada have begun the painstakingly process of damage assessments, hazards mitigation and detailed searches. Fire Officials are urging people to stay away from evacuated and fire areas, as they work to complete their specific objectives.

There are a total of 48 personnel along with 12 engines.

There have been 600 homes  and 100 other structures destroyed.  At the time of this post, there are 6,100 homes and 500 other structures still under direct threat.  Updated | Multiple reports of 2,357 homes have been lost after damage assessment reports roll in. 

SHELTER NEEDS –> Jackson County EXPO 541.774.8270 for info, details.

TFR –> Still in effect meaning NO DRONES IN FIRE ZONES

Missing persons –> Medford Police Department 541.774.2283. Line staffed al evening. If no answer, leave a message.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 9/15/2020 2250 PT