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.