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NORTHERN ROCKIES GEOGRAPHIC AREA MORNING REPORT
 
Tuesday August 04, 2015 - 0800
Northern Rockies Preparedness Level = 2
National Preparedness Level = 4
 
 SITUATION
INITIAL ATTACK ACTIVITY (Fires Reported via the National SIT Report Program)
Minimal activity with 4 new fires and 752 new acres reported.

Unplanned Wildfire Activity Reported by Land Protection**
 Land Protection Agency
New Fires
New Acres
YTD Fires
YTD Acres
  Bureau of Indian Affairs
0
0
768
7,604
  Bureau of Land Management
0
0
59
14,690
  County and Local Government
2
9

478

55,121

  Department of Defense
0
0
0
0
  Forest Service
0
0
466
8,710
  Fish & Wildlife Service
0
0
3
565
  National Park Service
0
743
8
3,918
  Idaho Department of Lands
1
0
150

1,844

  Montana Dept of Natural Resources & Conservation
1
0

176

435

  North Dakota State Forest Service
0
0
9
14,939
  South Dakota State Division of Forestry (MCC Zone)
0
0
0
0
Total Unplanned Wildfire Activity* 
4
752
2,117

107,826

*For specific information on unplanned Wildfire Activity (numbers of new fires/acres and year-to-date totals by State/Unit) by Land Ownership or Protection Unit, please refer to the Northern Rockies Detailed Situation Report by Ownership or Northern Rockies Detailed Situation Report by Protection Unit.


Fire Danger Rating by # of Units Reporting:
Low
Moderate
High
Very High
Extreme
11
88
22
38
9

LARGE INCIDENT INFORMATION (Incidents Reported via the NIMS ICS-209 Program)
The following Large Fires are listed according to priority. Large incidents are defined as fires which are 100+ acres in timber or 300+ acres in grass/brush, or incidents with a Type 1 or 2 IMT assigned. For specific Large Incident information (numbers of committed resources and incident narratives), please refer to the Northern Rockies Large Incident Report.


New Large Incidents

 
INCIDENT NAME
ST
UNIT
IC
START DATE
SIZE
SIZE CHANGE 24 HRS
% CTN or COMP
TOTAL PERS
PERS CHANGE 24 Hrs
 


Updated Large Incidents

Reynolds, Glacier NP. Full Suppression and Monitor management strategy. Cause unknown, located 4 miles SW of St Mary, MT. Transfer of command to Type 3 organization occurred last night at 2200. Timber, brush and grass. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering and creeping reported. Going to the Sun Road is still closed from Logan Pass to St. Mary. Area and Trail closures in effect.

Pine Ridge, Crow Agency, BIA. Full Suppression management strategy. Lightning caused, located 3 miles NE of Crow Agency, MT. Brush. Minimal activity reported. Declared 100 percent contained.

INCIDENT NAME
ST
UNIT
IC
START DATE
SIZE
SIZE CHANGE 24 HRS
% CTN or COMP
TOTAL PERS
PERS CHANGE 24 Hrs
Reynolds
MT
GNP
Poncin (T1)
07/21
3,913
0
64
440
-27
Pine Ridge
MT
CRA
Little Wolf Jr (T5)
07/26
1,778
0
100
4
-3

 

Other Active Incidents

Management Strategy:

FSPC=Full Suppression(Perimeter Control); PZP=Point or Zone Protection (Limited Perimeter Control): CON=Confine Strategy; MON=Monitor Strategy
INCIDENT NAME
ST
UNIT
STRATEGY
START DATE
LOCATION
SIZE
LAST REPORT
Parker Ridge
ID
IPF
CON
07/29
7 miles SW of Porthill, ID
76
08/02
Bailey
ID
NCF
PZP
06/13
31 miles NE of Lowell, ID
872
07/30
Meeker
ID
NCF
PZP
07/11
27 miles E of Lowell, ID
744
07/30
Rock Point
ID
NCF
PZP
07/21
22.5 miles SW of Hamilton, MT
178
07/30
Green
ID
NCF
MON
07/23
18 miles E of Pierce, ID
5.5
07/30
Crown
ID
NCF
FSPC
07/23
15 miles SE of Elk City, ID
46
07/30
Graves Creek
MT
LNF
CON
07/06
8 miles NW of Thompson Falls, MT
12.5
07/30


PRESCRIBED FIRE ACTIVITY (Rx Fires Reported via the National SIT Report Program)
0 new Rx fires and 0 new Rx acres reported.

Planned Prescribed Wildfire Activity Reported by Land Protection**
 Land Protection Agency
New RX Fires
New RX Acres
YTD RX Fires
YTD RX Acres
  Bureau of Indian Affairs
0
0
10
3,651
  Bureau of Land Management
0
0
31
10,580
  County and Local Government
0
0
0
0
  Department of Defense
0
0
0
0
  Forest Service
0
0
118
17,735
  Fish & Wildlife Service
0
0
28
12,835
  National Park Service
0
0
4
1,590
  Idaho Department of Lands
0
0
2
463
  Montana Dept of Natural Resources & Conservation
0
0
3
225
  North Dakota State Forest Service
0
0
0
0
  South Dakota State Division of Forestry (MCC Zone)
0
0
0
0
Total Planned Wildfire Activity* 
0
0
196
47,119
**For specific information on planned Prescribed Fire Activity (numbers of new prescribed fires/acres and year-to-date totals by State/Unit) by Land Ownership or Protection Unit, please refer to the Northern Rockies Detailed Situation Report by Ownership or Northern Rockies Detailed Situation Report by Protection Unit.



 RESOURCES

The number of resources currently committed is obtained from the Resource Ordering and Status System (ROSS). The numbers may be slightly off if resources have not been released properly or in a timely fashion. The Overhead column only reflects individual overhead positions, not the total number of personnel assigned. For specific Resource Status information, please refer to the Northern Rockies Resource Status (SIT100) Report.

Northern Rockies & Other Geographic Area Resources Committed In the NR
  Provider Agency
Aircraft
Crews
Engines
Overhead
  Bureau of Indian Affairs
3
3
12
38
  Bureau of Land Management
6
2
13
33
  Idaho Department of Lands
0
1
4
26
  MT Dept of Natural Resources & Conservation
2
0
8
27
  National Park Service
2
0
1
21
  North Dakota State Forest Service
0
0
2
0
  Other
4
3
6
37
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
0
0
1
3
  U.S. Forest Service
46
15

32

279
Total Resources Committed In the NR 
63
24
79
464

Northern Rockies Resources Committed Out of the NR
  Provider Agency
Aircraft
Crews
Engines
Overhead
  Bureau of Indian Affairs
0
0
0
1
  Bureau of Land Management
0
0
0
4
  Idaho Department of Lands
0
0
1
1
  MT Dept of Natural Resources & Conservation
0
0
6
3
  National Park Service
1
0
0
1
  North Dakota State Forest Service
0
0
2
0
  Other
1
0
1
0
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
0
0
0
1
  U.S. Forest Service
2
2

22

48
Total Resources Committed Out of the NR 
4
2
32
59

 

 


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