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Friday, September 25, 2015

9/25/2015 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Friday, September 25, 2015 - 0700 hrs.

Activity Summary
In the Northwest:
A few lightning strikes in Western Oregon. Precipitation in Western Washington. Light IA activity with minimal growth on existing large fires. RX burn activity in Southern Oregon. Planned RX burns on Mt. Hood National Forest.


Preparedness Levels


Current:
Northwest2 (no change)
National2 (no change)
Northwest PL Forecast:
2
2
1
3-day
10-day
30-day

Northwest Fire Activity

Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 8 (OR: 2, WA: 6)
New Fires and Acres: 5 fires for 1 acre
(29 acres growth on existing large fires)
OR: 2 fires for 0 acres
WA: 3 fires for 1 acre

Northwest IMT Activity

NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1

National Fire Activity

Initial attack activity: Light (74 new fires)
New large incidents: 0

Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 8

National IMT Activity

Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3

Type 2 IMTs committed: 3

Current Incident Details

Incidents not Previously-Reported: 0
Incidents Previously-Reported: 8
North Star WA-COA-000157. IMT1. CA Team 1 (McGowan). 5 miles E of Omak, WA. Start 8/13. Full Suppression. Timber. Cause: Human. 218,138 acres (+0). 97% containment. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering and creeping. Suppression repair ongoing. CA Team 1 (McGowan) managing North Star, Tunk Block andOkanogan Complex. Transition to the local unit scheduled for 1800 hrs on 9/26.
Tunk Block WA-NES-001219. IMT1. CA Team 1 (McGowan). 3 miles E of Omak, WA. Start 8/14. Full Suppression. Timber. Cause: Unknown. 165,947 acres (+29). 97% containment. Minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering. Residences and structures destroyed. CA Team 1 (McGowan) managing North Star, Tunk Block and Okanogan Complex. Transition to the local unit scheduled for 1800 hrs on 9/26.
Okanogan Complex (2 fires) WA-NES-001203. IMT1. CA Team 1 (McGowan). 13 miles NW of Omak, WA. Start 8/14. Full Suppression. Timber and brush. Cause: Lightning. 133,450 acres (+0). 95% containment. Minimal fire behavior with backing, creeping and smoldering. Residences and structures destroyed. Evacuation notices in effect. CA Team 1 (McGowan) managing North Star, Tunk Block and Okanogan Complex. Transition to the local unit scheduled for 1800 hrs on 9/26.
Includes 2 merged fires: Beaver Lake (WA-OWF-000671). 25,956 acres. Lime Belt (WA-OWF-000657). 107,494 acres.
Kettle Complex (4 fires) WA-COF-001264. IMT2. OR Team 1 (Sheldon). 26 miles NW of Colville, WA. Start 8/11. Confine/Full Suppression. Timber. Cause: Lightning. 76,512 acres (+0). 82% containment. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering, creeping and backing. Area closures in effect.
Includes 5 fires: Graves Mountain (WA-COF-001196). 8,557 acres. 85% containment; Stickpin (WA-COF-001111). 53,828 acres. 75% containment. Renner(WA-COF-001202). 13,775 acres. 85% containment. North Boulder 2 (WA-COF-000867). 232 acres. 100% containment. Roy (WA-NES-001222) 120 acres. 100% containment.
Wolverine WA-OWF-000287. ICT3. 3 miles NW of Lucerne, WA. Start 6/29. Monitor/Confine/Point Zone Protection/Full Suppression. Timber. Cause: Lightning. 65,512 acres (+0). 80% containment. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering and creeping. Residences and structures destroyed. Road, trail and area closures in effect. ICP moved to Fish Creek Spike Camp.
Dry Gulch OR-972S-001159. ICT4. 7 miles NW of Richland, OR. Start 9/12. Full Suppression. Brush and timber. Cause: Unknown. 17,823 acres (+0). 90% containment. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering and creeping. No new information.
Meeks Table WA-OWF-000784. ICT3. 14 miles NW of Naches, WA. Start 9/12. Confine/Full Suppression. Timber. Cause: Unknown. 1,183 acres (+0). 70% containment. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering, creeping and torching. Suppression repair ongoing. No new information.
 Canyon Creek Complex (3 fires) OR-MAF-015192. ICT4. 7 miles N of Seneca, OR. Start 8/12. Monitor/Full Suppression (all fires in complex). Timber and grass. Cause: Lightning. 110,422 acres (+0). 90% containment. Minimal fire behavior with creeping and single tree torching. Residences and structures destroyed. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs. See NW Fires Utilizing Monitor, Confine, Point Zone Protection Suppression Strategies (YTD) (link) for future updates.
Includes 3 fires. Berry Creek merged with Mason Spring: Berry Creek (OR-MAF-015271). 100 acres; Mason Spring (OR-MAF-0152270). 110,161 acres;Jerrys Draw (OR-952S-015306). 161 acres.

Lists fires (of any size) that singly utilize Monitor, Confine, or Point Zone Protection suppression strategies, or use Multiple Suppression Strategies (which may also include a Full Suppression component).

Northwest Fire Potential Summary:

A weak cold front will move across Washington today with only some light rain west of the Cascades and clouds elsewhere. Fire potential remains low. 

National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR): http://www.nifc.gov/nicc/sitreprt.pdf

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