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Sunday, September 11, 2016

9/11/2016 NWCC Large Fire Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Sunday, Sep 11, 2016, 07:22
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Northwest Activity Summary
Warm and dry yesterday with breezy conditions east of the Cascades. No significant precipitation and no lightning recorded. Light initial attack with a 1,300 acre fire reported in the Columbia Gorge. A Type 2 team is being ordered for the 600 acre Rock Creek fire on the OWF.

Preparedness Levels
Northwest2 (9/2)
National2 (9/6)
Northwest PL Forecast

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 2
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 2 (OR: 0, WA: 2)
New Fires and Acres18 fires for 2,100 acres0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 6 fires for 1 acre
WA: 12 fires for 2,099 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 77 new fires
New large incidents: 1
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 8
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 1
Type 1 IMTs committed: 3
Type 2 IMTs committed: 4

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 2
Rock Creek WA-OWF-000495. 19 miles W of Ellensburg, WA. Start 9/10. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 600+ acres. Timber and Grass. Unknown containment. Limited information. A Type 2 IMT has been ordered.
Old Lady Creek WA-SPD-000497. 21 miles E of Goldendale, WA. Start 9/10. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 1,300 acres. 75% containment. Limited information. Grass and Brush.
Incidents Previously Reported: 0

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
Cooler today with breezy winds east of the Cascades. Spread potential is elevated in rangeland fuels today and tomorrow. Warm and dry conditions the remainder of the week with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in Southeast Oregon.

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