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Wildfire/Emergency Response Situation Report

Current situation as of April 28, 2017 at 10:36 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 0.55 acres on private and state-owned land in N.C. on Thursday April 26, 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: Cowbell Fire
Personnel: 1 Helcopter Crew Member
State: Florida
Location: 30 miles northeast of Ochopee FL

Updated 4/28/2017 @ 1037
This page updated: Friday, April 28, 2017 10:38

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