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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

7/19/2017 Morning Brief

Northwest Activity Summary
Warm and dry across the region with breezy conditions in Southeast Oregon. Some lightning in the Blue Mountains, south of Bend, Oregon and the Central Washington Cascades with no precipitation throughout the region. Light initial attack with the largest fire reported around 200 acres in Central Washington. Minimal growth on existing large fires. NW Team 8, Johnson, mobilizing to the Great Basin.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
3 (7/13)
National
4 (7/9)
Northwest PL Forecast
3
3
3
3-day
10-day
30-day

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 0
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 2 (OR: 0 WA: 2)
New Fires and Acres 16 fires for 247 acres 181 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 13 fires for 47 acres
WA: 3 fires for 200 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0
National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: Light (113) new fires
New large incidents: 1
Large fires contained: 5
Uncontained large fires: 33
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 4
Type 2 IMTs committed: 8

Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 0
Incidents Previously Reported: 4
Canyon Creek WA-SES-000221. IMT3. 2 mi N of Carlton, WA. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 1,200 acres (+0). 100% containment. Brush and timber. Minimal fire behavior. Transfer of command to local unit planned 7/19. Fire mobilization authorized. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.
Redford Canyon WA-COA-000053. IMT3. 8 mi SE of Keller, WA. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 681 acres (+181). 60% containment. Timber and logging slash. Minimal fire behavior. Limited access.
Snake River WA-WFS-001417. IMT3. 15 mi E of Pomeroy, WA. Start 7/15. Full Suppression. Cause: Lightning. 3,100 acres (-880). Reduction in acres due to better mapping. 100% containment. Brush and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior. Transfer of command to local unit 7/18. Fire mobilization authorized. Last report on morning briefing unless significant activity occurs.
Dry Creek WA-SES-000194. IMT3. 6 mi N of Husum, WA. Start 7/08. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 337 acres (+0). 94% containment. Timber. Minimal fire behavior. No spread expected. Mop-up and patrol. Last report on morning briefing 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
Dry inland with fire potential at normal mid-July levels. No critical patterns are foreseen for today.


National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR): https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/sitreprt.pdf
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