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Wildfire/Emergency Response Situation Report

Current situation as of July 2, 2015 at 1414

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

Preliminary reports show that 3 wildfires burned about 6 acres on private and state-owned land in N.C. on Wednesday, July 1.

In-state incidents

Name: Baker's Mountain Fire
Location: Catawba County
Size: 40 acres
Containment: 100%
Number of Personnel Assigned: 42
Cooperators: Multiple local fire departments, Catawba County Emergency Management, Catawba County Fire Marshal
Jurisdiction: North Carolina Forest Service
Summary: No homes threatened, but multiple radio towers are under protection. Baker's Mountain State Park is closed due to heavy emergency response traffic and smoke concerns.
Updated 07/01/2015 @ 1600

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.

Incident: Anaconda Creek Fire
Personnel: 2 Hand Crews (20 firefighters per crew)
State: Alaska
Location: approximately 27 miles NE of Fairbanks, Alaska
Size:about 2,600 acres
Updated 07/01/2015 @ 1000
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This page updated: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 11:50