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Thursday, October 6, 2016

10/6/2016 NWCC Large Fire Brief

Date/Time Stamp: Thursday, Oct 06, 2016, 07:31
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Northwest Activity Summary
Cloudy and cool yesterday. Moderate to heavy precipitation through most of the region but little precipitation in the Columbia Basin and Southeast Oregon. Very light initial attack and no growth reported on existing large fires. Six prescribed fires reported accomplishing 510 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: 1
Uncontained large fires: 0 (OR: 0, WA: 0)
New Fires and Acres1 fires for 0 acre0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 1 fires for 0 acre
WA: 0 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: 1
East Maury OR-OCF-000624. ICT4. 11 miles SE of Post, OR. Start 9/29. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 1,445 acres (+0). 100% containment. Timber and slash. Minimal fire behavior. Monitor and put out interior smokes. Last report unless significant activity occurs.

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
Continued unsettled weather through the weekend with showers and gusty winds at times. Southern Oregon starts to dry out startingFriday with the rest of the region getting a break in the wet weather early next week. A very wet system appears to be forecast for mid to late next week. Significant fire potential remains low through the forecast period.

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