CIFFC SitRep

National Fire Situation Report

Jul 19, 2021 3:27pm, CT
Level 5
National mobilization is heavily committed and increased measures need to be taken to support agencies. Active agencies may take emergency measures to sustain incident operations. Inactive/low activity agencies are at drawdown levels.
  • Full commitment of national resources is ongoing.
  • Demand for interagency resources through CIFFC is extreme.
  • National availability of resources is limited, international resources are being mobilized.
  • Potential for emerging significant wildland fires is high to extreme and expected to remain so in one or multiple agencies.
Data provided based on information collected from agencies. Accuracy varies based on individual agency practices, but is typically considered to be rough estimates for daily operations. Final quality control is performed post-season and compiled in other publications.
Canadian Wildland Fire Information System
AgencyOperational Summary
BCA cold low near Haida Gwaii remains quasi-stationary until late Tuesday night when it finally begins moving toward the BC coast. Weak waves that are difficult to model will carry-on rotating around the low through the Cariboo, Northwest, and PG FCs. Dry light to moderate southwest flow persists across the southern half of the province with little change in airmass, temperatures and RHs.
YTAgency stretched between flood response and fire Initial Attack preparedness.
ON11 new fires yesterday which ranged in size from 1.5 to 700 hectares. Active fires put on some growth yesterday and once again challenged suppression efforts.
For current year from January 1.
New Wildland Fires Yesterday
AgencyNaturalHumanUndeterminedTotal
BC56617
YT3003
AB0325
NT0101
SK111214
MB2103
ON92011
QC0101
NL0000
NB0000
NS0000
PE0000
PC0101
Total30161056
Full Response
AgencyOCBHUCTotalHectaresOUTHectaresTotalHectares
BC13058112300285,091.98552,929.81155288,021.7
YT00000.02014.12014.1
AB327346448,469.87981,831.086250,300.8
NT11687,071.731113.3397,185.0
SK25083366,274.5823,110.811569,385.3
MB1382546215,640.215458,432.7200274,072.9
ON3511226882,691.162010,453.568893,144.6
QC00000.04367,672.94367,672.9
NL00330.250307.853308.0
NB00000.0146306.8146306.8
NS00000.0110197.0110197.0
PE00000.010.110.1
PC00000.03241.73241.7
Total207105210522705,239.4333585,411.53857790,650.9
Modified Response
AgencyActiveOutTotalHectares
BC0000.0
YT20213,195.0
AB0000.0
NT52718,935.3
SK128181309391,371.6
MB27734204,885.3
ON9211306,323.7
QC099802.7
NL0000.0
NB0000.0
NS0000.0
PE0000.0
PC1010.0
Total172201373935,513.6
Monitored Response
AgencyActiveOutTotalHectares
BC0000.0
YT3323542,659.9
AB0000.0
NT2612714,952.9
SK0000.0
MB5796650,511.0
ON4064676,103.4
QC3121513,625.9
NL0000.0
NB0000.0
NS0000.0
PE0000.0
PC1211312,830.4
Total17131202210,683.5
Grand Totals
AgencyFiresHectares
BC1155288,021.7
YT5755,869.0
AB*86250,300.8
NT7341,073.2
SK*424460,756.9
MB300529,469.2
ON*745475,571.7
QC46022,101.5
NL53308.0
NB146306.8
NS110197.0
PE10.1
PC*4612,872.1
Total44321,936,848.0

* Totals include fires from last fire season that are still listed as active. Please refer to the agency’s own website for more information.

Prescribed Fires
AgencyActiveOutTotalHectares
BC0000.0
YT0000.0
AB0000.0
NT0000.0
SK0000.0
MB0000.0
ON03398.7
QC0000.0
NL0000.0
NB0000.0
NS0000.0
PE0000.0
PC0000.0
Total03398.7
AgencyFireLocationSOCSize
BCBig Stick Lake (C51290), 0OC6,580.0
BCBrenda Creek (K51924), 0OC480.0
BCEmbleton Mountain (K21644), 0OC604.0
BCFlat Lake (C41602), 0OC15,838.0
BCHotnarko Creek (C51355), 0OC1,500.0
BCLytton Creek (K71086), 0OC11,060.0
BCMount Porter (G61192), 0OC14,932.0
BCSouth of Canim Lake (C41100), 0OC2,343.0
BCSparks Lake (K21001), 0OC45,167.0
BCTentfire Creek (G71138), 0OC2,386.0
BCThomas Creek (K51794), 0OC5,408.0
BCTremont Creek (K21849), 0OC5,000.0
AgencyAPL
BC5
YT3
AB4
NT2
SK5
MB4
ON5
QC1
NL2
NB1
NS1
PE0
PC3
Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5
Agency Fire DangerLowModerateHighVery HighExtreme
Current Fire LoadLowModerateHighVery HighExtreme
Anticipated Fire Load (7 Days)LowModerateHighVery HighExtreme
Agency Resource LevelsAdequateAdequateSome AssistanceAssistance RequiredInadequate
Agency's Ability to Respond to CIFFC Resource RequestsExcellentGoodModeratePoorNo Ability
Potential for International AssistanceNilNilNilIncreasingConsideration
ItemBCYTABNTSKMBONQCNLNBNSPEPCCIFFCIntlTotal
Aircraft
AT-8023000000000000003
Birddog1000000000000001
CL-2150000020000000002
CL-4150000004000000004
Equipment
1.5" hose000000440012600000004526
Pumps00000016000000000160
Sprinkler Heads00000020000000000200
Personnel
FF1 (IA)230040030000000030
FF1 (SA)9900001711500000000231
IMT1170000000000000017
Overhead (General)210210170000001033
ItemBCYTABNTSKMBONQCNLNBNSPEPCCIFFCIntlTotal
Aircraft
AT-8020300000000000003
Birddog0100000000000001
CL-2150000000200000002
CL-4150000000400000004
Equipment
1.5" hose001260000340001000000004526
Pumps0000000125010250000160
Sprinkler Heads00000002000000000200
Personnel
FF1 (IA)0016000030000110030
FF1 (SA)0000000607422310098231
IMT1000000010000160017
Overhead (General)004000090112201433
FromResourcesTo
AB2 Task Force LeadersPC
ON1 CL215 airtankerQC
5
National mobilization is heavily committed and measures need to be taken to support GA's. Active GA's must take emergency measures to sustain incident operations.
  • Full commitment of national resources is ongoing.
  • Resource orders filled at NICC by specifically coordinating requests with GACCs as resources become available.
  • Potential for emerging significant wildland fires is high and expected to remain high in multiple geographic areas.
Fires YesterdayAcres Yesterday*YTD FiresYTD Acres*
11628,113.0035,7742,537,133.00
* 1 Acre = 0.404685642 Hectares
YTD Fires
Agency20202021
BC2101,097
YT1957
AB394861
NT5873
SK88424
MB83300
ON398740
QC610460
NL4453
NB316146
NS118110
PE91
PC2745
Total2,3744,367
Area Burned YTD (Ha)
Agency20202021
BC677288,022
YT15,13555,869
AB89847,881
NT14,15941,073
SK42,052460,757
MB45,349529,469
ON5,479475,367
QC67,51822,102
NL1,012308
NB1,138307
NS643197
PE80
PC18612,872
Total194,2541,934,223
Fire averages
Agency5 yr10 yr15 yr20 yr25 yr
BC545570687715674
YT5272697479
AB786883976972884
NT85138124124134
SK214272314346366
MB187217241286286
ON388435459476540
QC370344382416452
NL6174768491
NB193198193198208
NS140161188195202
PE43569
PC5351545350
Total3,0783,4183,7683,9453,975
Area Burned Averages (Ha)
Agency5 yr10 yr15 yr20 yr25 yr
BC102,48592,24873,88264,87553,722
YT117,900101,69588,478138,784124,647
AB293,972326,191234,363214,161190,059
NT57,732235,331179,155144,631142,834
SK57,159262,249379,573349,547297,768
MB67,106104,15992,89393,80683,822
ON104,80294,42168,41173,27793,942
QC42,940181,567183,930213,884213,212
NL2,08118,63316,43315,07315,803
NB375348316303379
NS409426698643654
PE8591127
PC35,724106,68887,19172,77562,346
Total882,6931,523,9611,405,3321,381,7701,279,215