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Wildfire/Emergency Response Situation Report

Current situation as of July 31, 2015 at 1513

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

Preliminary reports show that 14 wildfires burned about 20.8 acres on private and state-owned land in N.C. on Thursday, July 30.

Out of state incidents

The North Carolina Forest Service has begun dispatching employees to assist with suppressing western U.S. wildfires this summer. 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 and general staff on a fire to members of hand crews digging fire lines.

The NCFS has dispatched 1 Finance and Administration Section Chief to Aniak, Alaska and 1 Fire Behavior Analyst to Georgia.

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This page updated: Friday, July 31, 2015 15:14