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Friday, August 5, 2016

NWCC Morning Brief: Friday, Aug 05, 2016

Northwest Activity Summary
In the past 24 hours, the weather was hot and dry east of the Cascades. No lightning or precipitation. Light initial attack. One large fire contained (Road 10). Moderate growth and slight increases in containment and on other large fires.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest3 (8/1)
National3 (7/25)
Northwest PL Forecast
333
3-day10-day30-day

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 9 (OR: 3, WA: 6)
New Fires and Acres14 fires for 133 acres
2,076 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 7 fires for 29 acres
WA: 7 fires for 104 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 3

National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: 122 new fires
New large incidents: 9
Large fires contained: 8
Uncontained large fires: 30
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 9
Type 2 IMTs committed: 7

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0

Incidents Previously Reported: 10
Kewa WA-COA-000082. IMT2. NW Team 9 (Goff). 15 miles S of Inchelium, WA. Start 8/2. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 1,859 acres (+19). 25% containment. Timber and brush. Moderate fire behavior with short-range spotting and isolated torching. Residences and structures threatened. Area restrictions and road closures in effect.
Bybee Creek OR-CLP-000199. IMT1. PNW Team 2 (Schulte). 18 miles NE of Prospect, OR. Start 7/28. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 872 acres (+84). 12% containment. Timber. Active fire behavior with creeping, torching and short range spotting. Structures threatened. Evacuation notices in effect. Road and trail closures in effect.
Rail OR-WWF-000582. IMT2. NW Team 12 (Harrod). 10 miles WSW of Unity, OR. Start 7/31. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 6,549 acres (+973). 5% containment. Timber. Moderate fire behavior with flanking, creeping and single tree torching. Structures threatened. Evacuations notices, trail and area restrictions in effect.
Snake River WA-WFS-000368. IMT3. 12 miles NE of Pomeroy, WA. Start 8/2. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 11,000 acres (+1,000). 30% containment. Grass. Active fire behavior. Structures threatened. Fire Mobilization authorized (8/2).
Range 12 WA-SPD-000344. IMT4. 14 miles E of Yakima, WA. Start 7/30. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 176,600 acres (+0). 95% containment. Grass and brush. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering. Transfer of command from IMT2 NW Team 8 (Johnson) to IMT4 scheduled this morning.
Weigh Station OR-973S-000573. IMT3. 13 miles SE of Pendleton, OR. Start 7/30. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 688 acres (+0). 80% containment. Timber and brush. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering. Area closures in effect.
South Ward Gap WA-WFS-000353. IMT3. 1 mile S of Prosser, WA. Start 7/31. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 5,000 acres (+0). 95% containment. Grass and brush. Minimal fire behavior. Fire Mobilization authorized (7/31), ended (8/3). Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.
Antilon Lake WA-SES-000340. ICT4. 10 miles NW of Chelan, WA. Start 7/29. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 315 acres (+0). 95% containment. Timber, brush and grass. Minimal fire behavior. No 209 received. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.
North Touchet WA-SES-020574. IMT4. 26 miles NE of Walla Walla, WA. Start 7/30. Full Suppression and Monitor. Cause: Human. 536 acres (+0). 93% containment. Timber, brush and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior. Fire Mobilization authorized (7/30), ended (8/2). 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.
Road 10 WA-WFS-000704. IMT3. 7 miles N of Moses Lake, WA. Start 8/2. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 3,280 acres (+0). 100% containment. Grass and brush. Fire Mobilization authorized (8/2), ended (8/4). Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.

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