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NOTE: NRCC News & Notes will not provide you all the fire activity occuring in the Northern Rockies Area. ALL initial attack activity in the Northern Rockies Geographic Area is managed within the local centers' area of influence, using their own or their neighbors' resources. We will only place entries where NRCC is being impacted (i.e. ordering resources for an incident) or specific intelligence received on an incident is relayed to NRCC.
NEWS & NOTES ARE GENERALLY POSTED MONDAY-FRIDAY AND WEEKENDS DURING THE CORE FIRE SEASON.

ac. = acres; IMT = Incident Management Team; IC = Incident Commander; AT = Airtanker; SEAT = Single Engine Air Tanker; Lead = Lead Plane; AA = Air Attack; SMKJ = Smokejumper; T1H = Type 1 Helicopter; T2H = Type 2 Helicopter; T3H = Type 3 Helicopter; IHC = Interagency Hotshot Crew; T1C = Type 1 Crew; T2IAC = Type 2 Initial Attack Crew; T2C = Type 2 Crew; ENG = Wildland Fire Engine; FF = Firefighter; RFW = Red Flag Warning; FWW = Fire Weather Watch

DATE
TIME
NEWS OR NOTE
08/25
1150
Northern Rockies Preparedness Level bumped down to PL 1. National Preparedness Level has bumped down to PL 2.
08/21
1350
2 T1 crews mobilizing to CA
08/21
0900
Northern Rockies Preparedness Level has been dropped to PL 2
08/17
1545
Commit J-14 w/8 smkjs enroute Copper Ridge ID-NCF-000638
08/11
1400
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR THE KOOTENAI...FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK...WEST
LOLO...SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION...EAST LOLO...BITTERROOT
08/11
1400
FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR THE ALOUSE/HELLS CANYON, CLEARWATER/NEZ PERCE
08/10
1755
Commit J-15 with 12 jumpers to Madison Fire, MT-BDF-000903,46 01 36 X 112 21 27
08/10
1658
Uncommit B-12 from Thompson River Complex MT-LNF back to MSO
08/10
1558
Commit T-01, T-07 and B-12 to the Thompson River Complex MT-LNF (47 37 24 x 115 10 36)
08/10
1552
Commit B-6 and T-162 to Colt Lake MT-SWS-000249
08/04
1000
Northern Rockies Preparedness Level has been elevated to PL 3.
08/03
1515
MAFFS1, MAFFS3 and L-A4 ordered for Thompson River Complex (MT-LNF), located 7 miles NE of Thompson Falls, MT.
08/03
1500
J-13 with 8 smkjs enroute to Big Creek (ID-IPF) and Boulder (ID-IPF), located 7 miles SW of Avery, ID.
08/03
1500
J-15 with 7 smkjs enroute to Tom Cat (ID-NCF), located 65 miles SW of Missoula, MT.
08/03
1355
Upper Mica Complex (ID-SJS), 3 fires located 16 miles W of Avery, ID. T2 IMT (Benes) has been ordered.
08/03
1215
National Preparedness Level has been elevated to PL 4.
08/03
1135
Midnite Mica (ID-SJS), 16 miles W of Avery, ID. 100 ac. T-01 and B-6 committed. T2IA crew ordered.
08/03
1130
Big Cougar (ID-CMS), 26 miles SSE of Lewiston, ID. 2,500 ac. T-06, T-05, L-12 committed. T2 IMT (Pearson) and 4 T1/T2IA crews ordered.
07/29
1535
Bender Road (MT-BID), 3 miles SE of Roundup, MT. Bravo 68, T-01 and T-815 on scene. T-06 has been ordered.
07/29
0730
Northern Rockies Preparedness Level has been elevated to PL 2

07/25

1000
Calf (MT-MCD), 1,430 acres, located 42 miles SW of Jordan, MT
07/25
1000
Ridgeway (MT-MCD), 548 acres, located 36 miles S of Ekalaka, MT
07/23
1600
T-06 ordered to Cyr Gulch (MT-SWS), 8-10 acres, located 4.5 miles SW of Missoula, MT
07/11
1426
UNCOMMIT J-13 BACK TO WYS W/8
07/11
1421
J-13 w/8 TO SLEEPING GIANT (MT-GNF)
07/11
1326
Commit J-79 to Wapiti fire (MT-BRF) w/10 Jumpers
07/03
1030
2 T1H ordered for Coleman Canyon (CA-NOD) fire located 25 miles E of Fort Bidwell, CA.
07/03
1030
2 T1 crews mobilizing to the Lages (NV-ELD) fire located 18 miles NE of Cherry Creek, NV.
07/02
0930
National Preparedness Level has been elevated to PL 2.
06/23
1300
National Preparedness Level has been dropped to PL 1.
06/10
1300
3 T1 crews and 2 T2IA crews mobilized to the 100 Mile Creek (AK-MID) fire located 20 miles southwest of Big Delta, AK.
05/22
1225
3 T1 crews and 2 T2IA crews have mobilized to the Tyonek (AK-MSS) fire located 2 miles north of Tyonek, AK
05/14
National Preparedness Level has bumped up to PL 2
01/01
Northern Rockies Preparedness Level is at PL 1
 
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