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Wildfire/Emergency Response Situation Report

Current situation as of October 21, 2016 at 12:34 pm

Currently active watches, warnings and advisories, including Red Flag Warnings, are available from the National Weather Service.

Preliminary reports show that 4 wildfires burned 1.7 acres on private and state-owned land in N.C. on Tuesday, October 20, 2016.

Out of state incidents

The North Carolina Forest Service has begun dispatching employees to assist with suppressing western U.S. wildfires. A dispatch normally lasts for 14 days, plus 2 days for travel at each end of the assignment. Jobs filled by NCFS personnel include everything from the command staff on a fire to members of hand crews digging fire lines.

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Friday, October 21, 2016 12:35