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.