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NORTHERN ROCKIES GEOGRAPHIC AREA MORNING REPORT
 
Tuesday July 29, 2014 - 0800
Northern Rockies Preparedness Level = 2
National Preparedness Level = 3
 
 SITUATION
INITIAL ATTACK ACTIVITY (Fires Reported via the National SIT Report Program)
Light activity with 16 new fires and 216 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
2
4
466
4,233
  Bureau of Land Management
0
4
34
1,096
  County and Local Government
2
206
280

7,036

  Idaho Department of Lands
2
0
64

261

  Montana Dept of Natural Resources & Conservation
5
2

145

223

  Department of Defense
0
0
0
0
  South Dakota State Division of Forestry (MCC Zone)
0
0
0
0
  Forest Service
5
0
213
319
  Fish & Wildlife Service
0
0
4
986
  North Dakota State Forest Service
0
0
0
0
  National Park Service
0
0
5
3
  Private
0
0
1

31

Total Unplanned Wildfire Activity* 
16
216
1,212

14,188

*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
17
19
27
29
10

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
TOTAL PERS
PERS CHANGE 24 Hrs
                   


Updated Large Incidents

45, Southern Land Office, Montana DNRC. Full suppression management strategy. Cause is unknown, located 7 miles NE of Custer, MT. Grass, sage and timber. Declared 100 percent contained.

CENTRAL GRADE, Nez Perce Tribe, BIA. Full suppression management strategy. Human caused, located 6 miles NE of Lewistown, ID. Grass. Fire contained in first 24 hours.

INCIDENT NAME
ST
UNIT
IC
START DATE
SIZE
SIZE CHANGE 24 HRS
% CTN
TOTAL PERS
PERS CHANGE 24 Hrs
45
MT
SOS
Johnson (T3)
07/26
780
0
100
0
-55
Central Grade
ID
NPT
Rogers (T3)
07/26
1,628
+328
100
8
-71

 

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
Ranger Lake
ID
NCF
MON
07/23
27 miles SW of Missoula, MT
0.1
07/24
Vermillion Peak
ID
NCF
MON
07/23
6 miles E of Meadow Cr Guard Station
0.1
07/24
Bailey
ID
NCF
MON
07/06
9 miles NNE of Moose Cr RS, ID
0.1
07/24
Goat Peak
ID
NCF
MON
07/23
13 miles NE Moose Creek Ranger District
0.1
07/24
South Storm
ID
NCF
MON
07/23
27 miles SW of MIssoula, MT
0.1
07/24
Lodge Grass Basin
MT
CRA
NR
07/22
19 miles SSE of Fort Smith, MT
167.3
07/28
Seepay
MT
FHA
FSPC
07/17
11 miles SSW of Dixon, MT
27
07/23



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
13
2553
  Bureau of Land Management
0
0
20
8,090
  County and Local Government
0
0
0
0
  Idaho Department of Lands
0
0
6
224
  Montana Dept of Natural Resources & Conservation
0
0
5
17
  Department of Defense
0
0
0
0
  South Dakota State Division of Forestry (MCC Zone)
0
0
0
0
  Forest Service
0
0
114
16,120
  Fish & Wildlife Service
0
0
43
9,365
  North Dakota State Forest Service
0
0
0
0
  National Park Service
0
0
4
3,253
  Private
0
0
0
0
Total Planned Prescribed Wildfire Activity** 
0
0
205
39,622
**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
0
4
0
14
  Bureau of Land Management
4
0
3
13
  Idaho Department of Lands
0
0
4
24
  MT Dept of Natural Resources & Conservation
1
0
8
16
  National Park Service
0
0
0
0
  North Dakota State Forest Service
0
0
0
0
  Other
0
1
0
4
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
0
0
2
1
  U.S. Forest Service
23
7

6

95
Total Resources Committed In the NR 
28
12
23
167

Northern Rockies Resources Committed Out of the NR
  Provider Agency
Aircraft
Crews
Engines
Overhead
  Bureau of Indian Affairs
0
3
3
8
  Bureau of Land Management
2
0
3
14
  Idaho Department of Lands
1
3
1
5
  MT Dept of Natural Resources & Conservation
0
0
22
24
  National Park Service
1
0
1
4
  North Dakota State Forest Service
0
0
3
0
  Other
0
1
1
6
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
0
0
2
2
  U.S. Forest Service
15
14
54
198
Total Resources Committed Out of the NR 
19
21
90
261


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