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Wildfire/Emergency Response Situation Report

Current situation as of August 21, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.

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

Preliminary reports show that 3 wildfires burned 6.6 acres on private and state-owned land in N.C. on Sunday, August 20, 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: Liberty Fire
Personnel: 1 Heavy Equipment Boss
State: Montana
Location: 17 miles SE of Arlee Montana in the South Fork Primitive Area.

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1137
Incident: LOLO Peak Fire
Personnel: 1 Operations Section Chief Type 2
State: Montana
Location: 10 miles southwest of Lolo, MT

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1138
Incident: 2017 NR Fire Support MT
Personnel: 1 Fixed Wing Parking Tender Trainee, 1 Air Tanker Base Manager Trainee
State: Montana
Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1139
Incident: Delano Fire
Personnel: 1 Heavy Equipment Boss Trainee
State: Nevada
Location: 25 miles NW of Montello, Nevada

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1140
Incident: 2017 ODF AUGUST SEVERITY (OR)
Personnel: 2 Task Force Leaders, 3 Division Supervisors, 1 Heavy Equipment Boss Trainee
State: Oregon
Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1142
Incident: Chetco Bar Fire
Personnel: 1 Plans Section Chief 2
State: Oregon
Location: 6 miles west of Pearsoll Peak, north of the Chetco River; in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness.

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1143
Incident: Meyers Fire
Personnel: 1 Equipment Manager
State: Montana
Location: Beaverhead/Deerlodge National Forest

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1145
Incident: Sapphire Complex
Personnel: 1 Receiving/Distribution Manager, 1 Heavy Equipment Boss, 1 Heavy Equipment Boss Trainee
State: Montana
Location: 25 miles east of Missoula, south of I-90 in the Rock Creek drainage.

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1145
Incident: Rice Ridge Fire
Personnel:1 Strike Team Engine Leader
State: Montana
Location: Lolo National Forest

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1146
Incident: 2017 NR GMAC SUPPORT (MT)
Personnel: 1 Fire Behavior Analyst
State: Montana
Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1146
Incident: 2017 WDD NATIONAL SEVERITY
Personnel: 1 Engine Boss
State: Utah
Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1147
Incident: Falcon Complex Fire
Personnel: 1 Equipment Manager
State: Oregon
Location: 25 miles east of Tiller, OR

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1147
Incident: Tamarack Fire
Personnel: 1 Ground Support Unit Leader
State: Montana
Location: Located 9 miles NE of Happy's Inn, MT. Calx Mountain Lookout is 2 miles west of the fire.

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1148
Incident: Flounce Fire
Personnel: 1 Division Supervisor, 1 Incident Commander Type 2
State: Oregon
Location: Approximately 12 miles northeast of Shady Cove

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1148
Incident: Jones Fire
Personnel: 1 Task Force Leader
State: Oregon
Location: 10 miles NE of Lowell, OR

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1150
Incident: 2017 Northern Rockies IMT Staging (MT)
Personnel: 1 Personnel Time Recorder, 1 Situation Unit Leader
State: Montana
Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1151
Incident: UMPQUA North Complex Fire
Personnel: 1 Heavy Equipment Boss
State: Oregon
Location: 50 miles east of Roseburg, Ore.

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1153
Incident: Norse Peak Fire
Personnel: 1 Public Information Officer
State: Washington
Location: 11 Miles west of Cliffdell, WA

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1155
Incident: Milli Fire
Personnel: 1 Public Information Officer Trainee
State: Oregon
Location: 9 miles west of Sisters OR (in Three Sisters Wilderness)

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1157
Incident: Diamond Creek Fire
Personnel: 1 GISS Trainee
State: Washington
Location: Pasayten Wilderness, 27 miles NNW of Winthrop WA.

Updated 8/21/2017 @ 1159
This page updated: Monday, August 21, 2017 11:59


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