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Monday, June 21, 2010

National Fire Information - National Fire News Morning report

'TOKLAT 2' - 188807.0 acres 'BROOKS CREEK' - 145.0 acres 'POPAVICH' - 2100.0 acres 'EAGLE TRAIL' - 17934.0 
acres 'FLYIN H' - 325.0 acres 'DOVE SPRINGS' - 1530.0 
acres 'EAGLE ROCK' - 3420.0 acres 'HARDY' - 282.0 acres 'PARADISE' - 3700.0 acres 'HORSESHOE' - 3250.0 acres 'ASPEN' - 3000.0 acres 'WATER CREEK' - 175.0 acres 'FT. BLISS 2' - 5160.0 acres 'SOUTH FORK' - 13518.0 acres 'MEDANO' - 4541.0 acres 'TECOLOTE' - 812.0 acres 'CUTOFF' - 10362.0 acres
Large Incident:A wildfire of 100 acres or more occuring in timber, or a wildfire of 300 acres or more occuring in grass/sage.
Wildland Fire:Any nonstructure fire, other than prescribed fire, that occurs in the wildland.
Wildland Fire - IMT1:Wildland fire; Type 1 Incident Management Team Assigned.
Wildland Fire - IMT2:Wildland fire; Type 2 Incident Management Team Assigned.
Wildland Fire - Other:Wildland fire; Other Incident Management Team Assigned besides a Type 1 or Type 2 team (e.g. Type 3).

National Preparedness Level 2
(On a scale from 1 to 5)
Current hours for the National Fire Information Center are
(MST) 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday
208-387-5050

This report will be updated Monday - Friday as significant fire activity occurs.
June 21, 2010
Nationally, fire activity remains light. Three new large fires were reported: one each in Arizona, Colorado and Idaho.
Thirty-eight large fires are being managed to achieve multiple objectives throughout the states. Uncontained large fires include only fires being managed under a full suppression strategy.
The Department of the Interior personnel are assigned to several locations in the Gulf of Mexico to assess and mitigate impacts resulting form the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. For more information regarding the response effort visit the following website, http://www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com/go/site/2931/.
Weather: Significant fire potential is forecast today for southeast Arizona and western New Mexico due to possible dry lightning. Significant fire potential is also expected in western and southern Colorado for dry, gusty winds. Portions of the Four Corner states will have winds again today.

Weekly statistics 6/21/10
Number of new large fires
3
States currently reporting large fires:
Number of active large fires
13 Alaska (3)
Arizona (4)
Colorado (2)
New Mexico (4)

Acres from active fires
246,699
Fires contained since 6/19/10
0
Year-to-date large fires contained
272
Year-to-date statistics
2010 (1/1/10 - 6/21/10)
Fires: 27,936
Acres: 1,334,912
2009 (1/1/09 - 6/21/09)
Fires: 46,055
Acres: 1,826,699
2008 (1/1/08 - 6/21/08)
Fires: 32,025
Acres: 1,779,309
2007 (1/1/07 - 6/21/07)
Fires: 43,985
Acres: 1,658,586
2006 (1/1/06 - 6/21/06)
Fires: 53,409
Acres: 3,163,994
2005 (1/1/05 - 6/21/05)
Fires: 35,708
Acres: 768,238
2004 (1/1/04 - 6/21/04)
Fires: 35,387
Acres: 674,949
2003 (1/1/03 - 6/21/03)
Fires: 25,209
Acres: 512,619
2002 (1/1/02 - 6/21/02)
Fires: 41,016
Acres: 1,837,500
2001 (1/1/01 - 6/21/01)
Fires: 38,742
Acres: 861,714
10-year average
2001-2010
Fires: 37,219
Acres: 1,457,315

Current Wildfires
Alaska
Fires: 3
Acres: 208,841
New fires: 0
Fires contained: 1

Click here for a map of statewide fires
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Eagle Trail (Tok Area Forestry, Alaska Department of Forestry): 17,934 acres at 93 percent contained. This fire is burning one mile south of Tanacross. This will be the last report unless new information is provided.
Information: Call 907-883-6200 or visit the AICC website.
Popavich (Fairbanks Area Forestry, Alaska Department of Forestry): 2,100 acres at five percent contained. This fire is seven miles northwest of Healy. This will be the last report unless new information is provided.
Toklat 2 (Tanana Zone, Bureau of Land Management): 188,807 acres. This fire started on state land 25 miles southwest of Nenana. Structures are threatened.
Information: Call 907-356-5864 or 907-715-1634 or visit the AICC website.
Brooks Creek (Tanana Zone, Bureau of Land Management): This fire was contained at 145 acres.
Arizona
Fires: 4
Acres: 10,652
New fires: 1
Fires contained: 0
NEW Hardy (Flagstaff District, Arizona Department of Lands): 282 acres at 25 percent contained. This fire is two miles southeast of Flagstaff. Numerous structures and major power lines are threatened.
Eagle Rock (Kaibab National Forest): 3,420 acres at 60 percent contained. This fire is 11 miles northeast of Williams. Fire activity was minimal.
Information: Call 928-635-5687 or visi the incident site.
Horseshoe (Coronado National Forest): 3,250 acres at 25 percent contained. This fire is five miles south of Portal.
Information: Call 520-388-8484 or visit the incident site.
Paradise (Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest): 3,700 acres. This fire is 16 miles southwest of Alpine. The fire was very active yesterday.
Information: Call 928-333-4301 or visit the incident site.
Colorado
Fires: 2
Acres: 4,716
New fires: 1
Fires contained: 0
NEW Water Creek (Glenwood Springs Field Office, Bureau of Land Management): 175 acres at five percent contained. This fire is eight miles northwest of Rifle.
Medano (Great Sand Dunes, National Park Service): 4,541 acres. This fire is 19 miles southeast of Crestone.
Idaho
Fires: 0
Acres: 0
New fires: 1
Fires contained: 2
NEW Flyin H (Boise District, Bureau of Land Management): This fire was contained at 325 acres.
Dove Springs (Twin Falls District, Bureau of Land Management): This fire was contained at 1,530 acres.
New Mexico
Fires: 4
Acres: 22,490
New fires: 0
Fires contained: 0
Tecolote (Santa Fe National Forest): 812 acres at 70 percent contained. This fire is 15 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Municipal watershed was impacted.
Information: Visit the New Mexico Fire Info website.
South Fork (Santa Fe National Forest): 13,518 acres at 30 percent contained. This fire is 20 miles west of Espanola. A municipal watershed was impacted.
Information: Visit the New Mexico Fire Info website.
Ft Bliss 2 (Las Cruces Office, Bureau of Land Management): 5,160 acres at 80 percent contained. This fire is 15 miles southeast of Las Cruces. No new information was provided.
Information: Visit the New Mexico Fire Info website.
Aspen (Gila National Forest): 3,000 acres at 60 percent contained. This fire is 26 miles northwest of San Lorenzo. No new information was provided.
Information: Visit the New Mexico Fire Info website.
Texas
Fires: 0
Acres: 0
New fires: 0
Fires contained: 1
Cutoff (Guadalupe Mountains National Park): This fire was contained at 10,362 acres.


IMSR Summary
June 21st, 2010
National Preparedness Level

Level 2
National Fire Activity

Initial attack activity: Light (93 new fires)
New large fires: 3
Large fires contained: 4
Uncontained large fires: 10
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1

Source:
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