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Wildfire/Emergency Response Situation Report

Current situation as of July 23, 2014 at 1010

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

Preliminary reports show that no wildfires burned on private and state-owned land in N.C. on Tuesday, July 22.

Out of state incidents

The North Carolina Forest Service has begun dispatching employees to assist with suppressing western U.S. wildfires this summer. Currently, there are 12 people assigned to incidents.

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 top manager on a fire (the Incident Commander) to members of hand crews digging fire breaks in the soil.

Incident: Boise MAFFS Activation
State: Idaho
Location: Boise National Forest Cache
Number of NCFS Personnel Assigned: 3 (1 MAFFS Liaison Officer, 1 MAFFS Assistant Liaison Officer, 1 MAFFS Tanker Base Specialist)
Incident: Sunflower Fire
State: Oregon
Location: 10 miles NNE of Monument
Number of NCFS Personnel Assigned: 1 Heavy Equipment Boss
Sunflower Fire on InciWeb
Incident: 0091 RAC MOB 2014
State: Oregon
Location: Redmond Air Center
Number of NCFS Personnel Assigned: 1 Finance Section CHief
Incident: Carlton Complex
State: Washington
Location: Methow Valley
Number of NCFS Personnel Assigned: 7 (4 Division Supervisors, 1 Equipment Manager, 1 Heavy Equipment Boss, 1 Safety Officer)
Carlton Complex on InciWeb

 

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This page updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:10