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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

10/4/2016 NWCC Large Fire Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Tuesday, Oct 04, 2016, 07:45
Starting 10/2/16, posting frequency will be Monday through Friday by 0800.

Northwest Activity Summary
Cloudy and cool yesterday with moderate precipitation on the west side and scattered light precipitation on the east side. Over the past 24 hours, very light initial attack. No growth on existing large fires. Two prescribed fires reported in Washington for 275 acres, none in Oregon. Multiple units with planned prescribed fires.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest1 (10/1)
National1 (9/30)
Northwest PL Forecast
111
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Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0 
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 2 (OR: 2, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres3 fires for 1 acre0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 2 fires for 1 acre
WA: 1 fire for 0 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
IMSR published Friday only.
The following information is from 9/30/16
National Fire Activity 
Initial attack activity: 130 new fires
New large incidents: 1
Large fires contained: 1
Uncontained large fires: 11
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 1
Type 2 IMTs committed: 3

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 2
Minam OR-WWF-001084. 15 miles west of Joseph, OR. Start 10/1. Monitor and Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 750 acres (+0). 0% completed. Timber. Minimal fire behavior with interior torching. Transfer of command to ICT4 planned for today. Limited threats reported. Continue confinement on the east flank, mop-up and monitor.
East Maury OR-OCF-000624. ICT3. 11 miles SE of Post, OR. Start 9/29. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 1,445 acres (-116). 50% containment. Timber and slash. Minimal fire behavior. Transfer of command to ICT4 planned for tomorrow. Secure containment lines and mop-up. Anticipated containment end of shift Friday. Reduction in acreage due to better mapping.

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
Showery and cool fall like weather can be expected for much of the upcoming week with warming to near normal in Southern Oregon over the weekend. Significant fire potential remains low.

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