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Saturday, September 26, 2015

9/26/2015 NWCC Morning Brief

Morning Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 0645 hrs.

Activity Summary
In the Northwest:
No lightning occurred. Precipitation in portions of Western Washington and Western Oregon. Light IA activity with no growth on existing large fires. RX burn activity in Central Oregon.


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: 7 (OR: 1, WA: 6)
New Fires and Acres: 5 fires for 1 acre
(0 acres growth on existing large fires)
OR: 4 fires for 1 acre
WA: 1 fire for 0 acres

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: 0
Uncontained large fires: 5

National IMT Activity

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

Type 2 IMTs committed: 2

Current Incident Details

Incidents not Previously-Reported: 0
Incidents Previously-Reported: 7
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 creeping and smoldering. Suppression repair ongoing. CA Team 1 (McGowan)managing North Star, Tunk Block and Okanogan Complex. Transition to the local unit scheduled for 1800 hrs today.
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 (+0). 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 today.
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 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 today.
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 creeping and smoldering. 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. IMT3. 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 creeping and smoldering. Some precipitation received. Residences and structures destroyed.
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 creeping and smoldering. 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 creeping and smoldering. Mop-up, patrol, and suppression repair ongoing.

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:

Low large fire potential for the region for the weekend due to lowered fire danger, lack of sufficient ignitions, and mild weather pattern.


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

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