CIFFC SitRep

National Fire Situation Report

Aug 15, 2021 2:58pm, 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.
Canadian Wildland Fire Information System
AgencyOperational Summary
BCAnticipating growth on majority of fires due to passage of a cold front.
Continued resource challenges.

Fires in the last 24 hours: 7 // Fires in the last 7 days: 72
ONAll 10 starts were the result of holdover lightning.
For current year from January 1.
New Wildland Fires Yesterday
AgencyNaturalHumanUndeterminedTotal
BC1337
YT0000
AB101011
NT0000
SK1023
MB0000
ON100010
QC0011
NL0000
NB0011
NS0000
PE0000
PC0000
Total1331733
Full Response
AgencyOCBHUCTotalHectaresOUTHectaresTotalHectares
BC1643769270687,067.3125511,134.91525698,202.2
YT100121.03653.53774.5
AB18324147,166.910418,151.1108255,318.0
NT10347,100.357344.7617,445.0
SK200828147,424.81258,306.0153155,730.8
MB1131226415,431.124161,847.6267477,278.7
ON2481143176,850.495815,131.41001191,981.8
QC011228.44727,703.04747,731.4
NL01014.666316.467321.0
NB110264.1157307.9159372.0
NS00000.0110196.9110196.9
PE00000.010.110.1
PC01014.742180.743185.4
Total223601364191,481,163.64561113,674.249801,594,837.8
Modified Response
AgencyActiveOutTotalHectares
BC0000.0
YT60632,592.0
AB0000.0
NT871530,636.0
SK78320398837,188.4
MB18234150,865.3
ON6410398,060.6
QC099802.7
NL0000.0
NB0000.0
NS0000.0
PE0000.0
PC1010.0
Total1173634801,350,145.0
Monitored Response
AgencyActiveOutTotalHectares
BC0000.0
YT6726970,467.2
AB0000.0
NT5296180,385.3
SK0000.0
MB8441125668,568.9
ON622688126,198.9
QC3131648,324.9
NL0000.0
NB0000.0
NS0000.0
PE0000.0
PC1611736,082.7
Total284923761,030,027.9
Grand Totals
AgencyFiresHectares
BC1525698,202.2
YT112103,133.7
AB*108255,318.0
NT137118,466.3
SK551992,919.2
MB4331,196,712.9
ON1099716,241.3
QC49956,859.0
NL67321.0
NB159372.0
NS110196.9
PE10.1
PC6136,268.1
Total58363,975,010.7

* 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), 0OC7,195.0
BCBunting Road (K41561), 0OC4,733.7
BCCrazy Creek Gorge FSR (K41769), 0OC4,001.0
BCFlat Lake (C41602), 0OC63,817.0
BCGarrison Lake (K62088), 0OC12,000.0
BCGeorge Road (K70804), 0OC1,710.0
BCHunakwa Lake (K41676), 0OC3,355.4
BCJuly Mountain (K61882), 0OC7,476.0
BCLytton Creek (K71086), 0OC54,395.0
BCMckay Creek (K71030), 0OC36,188.0
BCMichaud Creek (N51765), 0OC13,600.0
BCMomich Lake (K21658), 0OC16,534.0
BCNk'Mip Creek (K52061), 0OC17,812.0
BCOctopus Creek (N51800), 0OC20,233.0
BCSparks Lake (K21001), 0OC72,699.0
BCTentfire Creek (G71138), 0OC2,800.0
BCThomas Creek (K51794), 0OC11,771.0
BCTremont Creek (K21849), 0OC43,773.0
BCTrozzo Creek (N51705), 0OC5,871.0
BCWhite Rock Lake (K61884), 0OC62,273.0
BCYoung Lake (C41097), 0OC7,453.0
AgencyAPL
BC5
AB2
NT1
SK3
MB4
ON4
QC1
NL2
NB1
NS1
PE1
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*
9116,757.0040,3643,958,076.00
* 1 Acre = 0.404685642 Hectares
YTD Fires
Agency20202021
BC3941,488
YT22112
AB5101,081
NT69137
SK106551
MB128433
ON5561,097
QC655499
NL7567
NB355159
NS121110
PE121
PC5561
Total3,0585,796
Area Burned YTD (Ha)
Agency20202021
BC861698,202
YT15,136103,134
AB93952,898
NT21,477118,466
SK42,072992,919
MB49,5081,196,713
ON15,082716,241
QC68,45556,859
NL2,329321
NB1,278372
NS654197
PE90
PC1,50236,268
Total219,3023,972,590
Fire averages
Agency5 yr10 yr15 yr20 yr25 yr
BC9481,0211,2341,2591,242
YT71908994100
AB9521,0691,1941,1741,089
NT135197185183195
SK265330380418451
MB285309334383384
ON645673689754825
QC452427464518563
NL809494106118
NB234225217225244
NS158176201214228
PE546710
PC6266767674
Total4,2924,6815,1635,4115,523
Area Burned Averages (Ha)
Agency5 yr10 yr15 yr20 yr25 yr
BC261,652189,744156,152134,316111,372
YT137,789117,234117,815172,920161,595
AB312,514340,336251,703236,864214,698
NT244,485603,039467,242384,389399,352
SK97,977338,061500,795453,467405,824
MB85,585136,001127,101123,334119,581
ON135,082151,584107,512106,722123,438
QC46,194202,910198,599238,238244,400
NL3,05519,88118,43318,33222,758
NB428376338328403
NS501474734681687
PE911131429
PC36,611126,436103,77591,71377,886
Total1,361,8822,226,0872,050,2121,961,3181,882,023