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Sunday, July 9, 2017

7/9/2017 Morning Brief


Northwest Activity Summary
Hot and dry on the east side and seasonal conditions on the west side. Some lightning in Southeast Oregon with insignificant precipitation. Light initial attack yesterday 2 new large fires reported. IMT2, Team 6, Sheldon, was ordered for the Dry Creek fire in Southcentral Washington. Increased containment on other existing large fires.

Preparedness Levels
Current:
Northwest
2 (6/25)
National
3 (6/28)
Northwest PL Forecast
2
2
3
3-day
10-day
30-day

Northwest Fire Activity
Large Fire Summary
New large fires: 2
Large fires contained: 0
Uncontained large fires: 5 (OR: 1 WA: 4)
New Fires and Acres 17 fires for 1,381 acres 0 acres growth on existing large fires
OR: 11 fires for 1,255 acres
WA: 6 fires for 126 acres
Northwest IMT Activity
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 1
National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: Moderate (230) new fires
New large incidents: 20
Large fires contained: 9
Uncontained large fires: 50
National IMT Activity
Area Command Teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 6
Type 2 IMTs committed: 10


Northwest Current Incident Details
Incidents not Previously Reported: 2
Dry Creek WA-SES-000194. ICT3. 6 miles north of Husum, WA. Start 7/08. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 120 acres. 0% containment. Timber. Active fire behavior. Road Closures. Structures threatened. IMT2, Team 6, Sheldon in-brief at 1200 today.
Ana OR-LAD-000238. IMT3. 22 mi NW of Paisley, OR. Start 7/08. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 1,000 acres. 5% containment. Brush, grass. Active fire behavior. Structures threatened. Adjacent to community of Summer Lake.
Incidents Previously Reported: 3
Coyote Creek WA-WFS-000803. IMT3. City limits of Terrace Estates, WA. Start 7/07. Full Suppression. Cause: Unknown. 600 acres (+0). 40% containment. Brush, grass. Minimal fire behavior. Structures threatened. Minimal fire growth expected.
Mitchell WA-SES-000179. ICT4. 10 mi N of Wenatchee, WA. Start 7/05. Full Suppression.  Cause: Unknown. 700 acres (+0). 90% containment. Brush, grass, and timber. Minimal fire behavior. Minimal growth expected.
Rattlesnake Hills WA-SPD-000180. IMT3. 2 mi SE of Yakima, WA. Start 7/06. Full Suppression. Cause: Human. 2,916 acres (+0). 98% containment. Grass and Brush. Minimal fire behavior. Mop-up and demob operations planned. 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
Weather will remain dry but with some cooling Sunday and Monday. Winds will begin to increase through the Columbia Gorge and east slopes of the Cascades. There’s a risk of isolated fire starts from lightning mainly over eastern Oregon. Southeastern Oregon is at most risk for fires due to the very dry conditions being reported.  

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