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Wildfire/Emergency Response Situation Report

Current situation as of July 22, 2016 at 10:17 am

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

Preliminary reports show that 3 wildfires burned 0.3 acres on private and state-owned land in N.C. on Thursday, July 21, 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.

Currently, the NCFS has an Airtanker Base Manager in Arizona.

Incident: Pioneer Fire
Personnel:1 Radio Operator, 1 Logistics Section Chief Trainee
State: Idaho
Location: Eight Miles north of Idaho City

Updated 7/22/2016 @ 1017
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Friday, July 22, 2016 10:17