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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

10/5/2016 NWCC Large Fire Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Wednesday, Oct 05, 2016, 07:18
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Northwest Activity Summary
Cloudy and cool yesterday. Moderate to heavy precipitation through most of the region but only scattered light precipitation in the Columbia Basin and Southeast Oregon. Very light initial attack and no growth reported on existing large fires. Six prescribed fires in Oregon reported accomplishing 186 acres. 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 Acres1 fires for 0 acre0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 0 fires for 0 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. ICT4. 15 miles west of Joseph, OR. Start 10/1. Monitor and Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 750 acres (+0). 10% completed. Timber. Minimal fire behavior. Received precipitation and snow. In patrol status. Last report unless significant activity occurs.
East Maury OR-OCF-000624. ICT3. 11 miles SE of Post, OR. Start 9/29. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 1,445 acres (+0). 75% containment. Timber and slash. Minimal fire behavior. Transfer of command to ICT4 planned for end of shift today. Secure containment lines and mop-up. Anticipated containment end of shift Friday.

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 the remainder of the work 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
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