Wildfire/Emergency Response Situation Report
Current situation as of July 19, 2018 at 8:34 a.m.
Currently active watches, warnings and advisories, including Red Flag Warnings, are available from the National Weather Service.
Preliminary reports show that 4 wildfires burned 1.3 acres on private and state-owned land in N.C. on Wednesday July 18, 2018.
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.