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Wildfire/Emergency Response Situation Report

Current situation as of September 21, 2017 at 12:01 p.m.

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

Preliminary reports show that 9 wildfires burned 27.9 acres on private and state-owned land in N.C. on Wednesday September 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: 2017 NR Fire Support
Personnel: 1 NCST Type 2 Initial Attack Team
State: Montana
Updated 9/18/2017 @ 0957
Incident: 2017 ODF August Severity
Personnel: 1 Agency Representative
State: Oregon
Location: Salem, Oregon

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 0957
Incident: Painted Hill Fire
Personnel: 1 Personnel Time Recorder
State: Montana
Updated 9/18/2017 @ 0957
Incident: Horse Prairie Fire
Personnel: 1 Division Supervisor, 1 Task Force Leader, 1 Heavy Equipment Boss, 1 Heavy Equipment Boss Trainee
State: Oregon
Location: 15 miles west of Canyonville

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 0957
Incident: Salmon August Complex
Personnel: 1 Helicopter Crew Member Trainee, 1 Equipment Manager
State: California
Location: Marble Mountain Wilderness and Klamath NF side of the Trinity Alps Wilderness

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 0957
Incident: Park Creek Fire
Personnel: 1 Finance Section Chief
State: Montana
Location: 2 miles North of Lincoln, MT

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 0957
Incident: Sunrise Fire
Personnel: 1 Public Information Officer Trainee
State: Montana
Location: 11 miles southeast of Superior, MT

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 0957
Incident: Bearskin Fire
Personnel: 1 Heavy Equipment Boss
State: Idaho
Location: 21 miles NE of Lowman, Idaho - located in Valley County

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 0957
Incident: 2017 OSC MAFFS Activation
Personnel: 1 MAFFS Tanker Base Specialist Trainee
State: California
Updated 9/18/2017 @ 0957
Incident: Liberty Fire
Personnel: 1 Division Supervisor
State: Montana
Location: 17 miles SE of Arlee Montana in the South Fork Primitive Area.

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 0957
Incident: Chetco Bar Fire
Personnel: 1 Ground Support Unit Leader, 1 Incident Communication Manager Trainee
State: Oregon
Location: 6 miles west of Pearsoll Peak, north of the Chetco River; in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness.

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 1010
Incident: Rice Ridge Fire
Personnel: 1 Logistics Sections Chief
State: Montana
Location: North and east of Seeley Lake MT.

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 1020
Incident: Meyers Fire
Personnel: 1 GISS Specialist, 1 GISS Specialist Trainee
State: Montana
Location: Beaverhead/Deerlodge National Forest

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 1026
Incident: Lolo Peak Fire
Personnel: 1 Task Force Leader
State: Montana
Location: 10 miles southwest of Lolo, Montana

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 1035
Incident: Horse Creek Complex Fire
Personnel: 1 Public Information Officer
State: Oregon
Location: Willamette NF, South of Hwy 126 and East of Forest Service Road 19

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 1037
Incident: Miller Complex Fire
Personnel: 1 Heavy Equipment Boss
State: Oregon
Location: 17 miles east of Cave Junction, OR

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 1042
Incident: 2017 IPNF Aviation Support
Personnel: 1 Single Engine Airtanker Manager
State: Idaho
Updated 9/18/2017 @ 1042
Incident: Orleans Complex Fire
Personnel: 1 Heavy Equipment Boss
State: California
Location: 20 miles north of Orleans, CA in Siskiyou County.

Updated 9/18/2017 @ 1046
This page updated: Monday, August 28, 2017 20:22


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