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Wildfire/Emergency Response Situation Report

Current situation as of June 28, 2017 at 11:34 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 8.4 acres on private and state-owned land in N.C. on Tuesday June 27, 2017.

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.

Incident: Goodwin Fire
Personnel: 1 Radio Operator, 1 Task Force Leader, 1 Situation Unit Leader
State: Arizona
Location: Bradshaw Ranger District, Prescott National Forest

Updated 6/28/2017 @ 1132
Incident: West Mims Fire
Personnel: 1 Heavy Equipment Boss
State: Georgia
Location: 7 miles east of Fargo Georgia (Okefenokee NWR)

Updated 6/28/2017 @ 1132
Incident: Frye Fire
Personnel: 1 GISS trainee
State: Arizona
Location: North Side of Mt. Graham, Safford AZ

Updated 6/28/2017 @ 1132
Incident: 2017 IWA Tanker Base Support
Personnel: 1 Air Tanker Base Manager
State: Arizona
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Updated 6/28/2017 @ 1132
Incident: 2017 AZ-CNF Fire Support
Personnel: 1 Technical Specialist- AIR RESOURCE ADVISOR
State: Arizona
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Updated 6/28/2017 @ 1132
This page updated: Thursday, June 8, 2017 10:34


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