SWCC MORNING INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING
0930, August 29, 2014 SWA PREPAREDNESS LEVEL:
2
(7/07/14)
  NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS LEVEL:
2
(8/25/14)
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SITUATION

WILDLAND FIRE

 

Summary

Fire activity continues to be light throughout the Southwest Area, with 1 new fire and 7 new acres reported for yesterday. One new ICS-209 initiated yesterday, the Tower (AZ-GCP) at .1 acre. Overall, we have 4 fires >100 acres, where all are being managed using confine, monitor, point protection, or a combination strategy. Three new prescribed fires and 7 new acres were reported for yesterday. Prescribed fires planned for today include Madden Pile Burn (Lincoln National Forest). SWA Preparedness Level is at PL-2.

Significant west to east drying through the weekend, with breezy to locally windy and dry conditions across the northwest half of the Area on Sat-Sun. Forecasted fire danger for today is in the low-moderate range throughout most of the Area. Increased fire danger in far southwestern Arizona. ERC values trending low (i.e. below the 50th percentile) for all predictive service areas. Overall, initial attack and significant fire activity potential remains low-moderate for today.

Resources currently assigned to activities in the Southwest Area continues to be light with only one engine and approximately 60+ personnel (overhead / support) assigned to a resource order. We have no air tankers or T1 helicopters currently in the Southwest, however, we do have 2 Type 1 IMT, 3 Type 2 IMT's, and 7 Type 1 crews available (5 available national, 1 available local, and 1 available day/off) for today.

Nationally, fire activity reporting was light for yesterday with 74 new fires and no new large fires reported. Three Type 1 IMT's and three Type 2 IMT's committed with most in Northern California (3) and the Northwest (3).  National Preparedness Level is at PL-2. 

Southwest Area continues to provide resources to other Geographic Areas, including Type 1 (8) and Type 2IA (3) crews, engines (40+), and overhead / support personnel (300+). Most SWA resources are mobilized to Northern California and the Northwest. Significant resource mobilization to Out-of-Area locations has subsided.

 
Wildland Fires & Acres By Unit for Yesterday (As reported by the local Dispatch Center - SIT Report submissions.)
      Human Lightning  Prescribed
  Agency State-Unit Fires Acres Fires Acres Fires Acres
  BIA AZ-NAA 0 0 0 0 2 200
  USFS AZ-ASF 0 0 1 0 0 0
    AZ-COF 0 0 0 0 1 5
    AZ-KNF 0 0 0 7 0 0
  Grand Total: 0 0 1 7 3 205
  The above table displays all fires and acres reported by the local Dispatch Center via the National SIT REPORT Program.  All fires are new fires, however, the acreage reported can be an accumulation of new fires plus all acres from ongoing ICS-209 fires reported via the ICS-209 System. (i.e. Do not think of fires and acres as synonymous, they can be different.  For example, at times there can be 0 new fires and 1+ acres.)   Southwest Unit Identifiers for State-Unit column.

 
Initial Attack By Name and Unit for Today and Yesterday (Reported via WildWEB as wildfires or smoke report.)
ARIZONA NEW MEXICO
  Gentry, AZ-ASF, .1 ac Fisher, NM-N5S, .1 ac.

 
Total Year-to-Date Wildland Fires & Acres
  By Unit     |     By State     |     Fires >100 Acres (By State)

 
Reporting Dispatch Centers (Dispatch Centers that submitted a SIT Report for yesterday.)
ARIZONA   NEW MEXICO
  Reported No Report   Reported No Report
    ADC   TDC  
  SDC       ABC
  TDC       SDC
  FDC       ADC
  WDC     SFC  
    PDC      
  PHC        

 

OPEN ICS-209 INCIDENTS

 

FULL SUPPRESSION  - (Reports due daily until fire is 100% contained.)
None reported.  
   
CONFINE / MONITOR / POINT PROTECTION - (Reports due each Thursday until fire is declared OUT)
Pino
Santa Fe National Forest
Santa Fe Dispatch
6 miles east of Jemez Springs, NM (35.7472N, 106.5797W)
120 acres. N/A contained. Started 8/13. Lightning caused. Confine strategy.
0 structures threatened, 0 damaged, 0 destroyed.
Fuel Model - 2 (Timber). Fire is within preplanned Paliza Rx burn boundary (north).
Type 4 (Carril, IC)
1 Helicopter, 1 engine. Total 27 personnel.
CRN: Over 24-hrs out (2 T1 crews)
LAST 209 UPDATED: 8/29 - 1031
InciWeb

Sitgreaves Complex
Kaibab National Forest
Williams Dispatch
5 miles northwest of Parks, AZ (35.3250N, 111.9830W)
11,063 acres (Sitgreaves: 10,741 acres; Duck: 322 acres). N/A contained. Lightning caused. Confine / Point Protection strategy.
0 structures threatened, 0 damaged, 0 destroyed.
Fuel Model - 2 (Timber).

Type 4 (Orozco, IC)
Total 2 personnel.
CRN: None
LAST 209 UPDATED: 8/28 - 1458

InciWeb

Kanabownits
Grand Canyon National Park
Williams Dispatch
11 miles northwest of North Rim Admin Center, AZ (36.2983N, 112.2050W)
303 acres. N/A contained. Started 7/08.  Lightning caused. Point Protection strategy.
0 structures threatened, 0 damaged, 0 destroyed.
Fuel Model - 2 (Timber).

Type 4 (Fritzer, IC)
Total 1 personnel.
CRN: None
LAST 209 UPDATED: 8/28 - 1839

Deer Head
Saguaro National Park
Tucson Dispatch
11 miles east of Tucson, AZ (32.2055N, 110.5361W)
1,097 acres. N/A contained. Started 7/24. Lightning caused. Confine / Monitor strategy.
0 structures threatened, 0 damaged, 0 destroyed.
Fuel Model - 2 (Timber).
Type 4 (Yancick, IC)
None.
CRN: None
FINAL 209 RECEIVED: 8/28 - 1720
Browns
Tonto National Forest
Phoenix Dispatch
10 miles south/southwest of Payson, AZ (33.6947N, 111.3330W)
903 acres. N/A contained. Started 7/26. Lightning caused. Monitor strategy.
0 structures threatened, 0 damaged, 0 destroyed.
Fuel Model - 4 (Chaparral - 6 feet).
Type 4 (Marvin, IC)
Total 1 personnel.
CRN: None
FINAL 209 RECEIVED: 8/28 - 1950
   
CONFINE / MONITOR / POINT PROTECTION INCIDENTS <100 ACRES
Tower
Grand Canyon National Park
Williams Dispatch
11 miles northwest of North Rim Admin Center, AZ (36.2905N, 112.1663W)
903 acres. N/A contained. Started 7/26. Lightning caused. Monitor strategy.
0 structures threatened, 0 damaged, 0 destroyed.
Fuel Model - 4 (Chaparral - 6 feet).
AZ-GCP
None
CRN: None
INITIAL 209 RECEIVED: 8/28 - 1855
   
LEGEND: CRN = Critical Resource Needs ICS-209 Strategy Definitions  | SWCG / MAC Group Incident Priority List

 

INCIDENT MAPS

 

OPEN ICS-209's INCIDENTS
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RECENT INCIDENTS ENTERED IN ROSS
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YEAR-TO-DATE ICS-209 INCIDENTS
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DAILY PRESCRIBED FIRE
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NATIONAL SITUATION REPORT

 

8/29/14   National Incident Management Situation Report (IMSR)
Initial Attack Activity: Light (74 new fires) Area Command Teams Committed: 0
New Large Fires: 0 NIMOs Committed: 0
Large Fires Contained: 0 Type 1 IMTs Committed: 3
Uncontained Large Fires:** 11 Type 2 IMTs Committed: 3
       
NATIONAL
PRIORITY
PREPAREDNESS
LEVEL
NEW
FIRES
NEW
LARGE FIRES
UNCONTAINED
LARGE FIRES
IMT'S
COMMITTED
Northern California 3 12 0 7 3
Northwest 3 7 0 4 3

National Fire Map  |  Other Geographic Area Daily Reports
 ** Uncontained large fires include only fires being managed under a full suppression strategy.
 
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