Fire Situation Report – September 16, 2014

 


Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
Forestry Services

PROTECTION AREA STATISTICS* for Reporting Period 0800 thru 0800, 09/15/14 thru 09/16/14

NE Area – 0 Fires Burned 0 Acres

EC Area – 0 Fires Burned 0 Acres

SE Area – 0 Fires Burned 0 Acres

OFS Prescribed Fire Activity: No activity

* Protection Area Statistics do not reflect local fire department’s fire run information. Statistics are for the ODAFF-Forestry Services’ fifteen county Fire Protection Area in eastern Oklahoma unless otherwise noted in the Discussion section of this report.

FIRE DEPARTMENT STATISTICS** from www.firereporting.ok.gov recorded on 09/15/14 thru 09/16/14

No wildfire activity reported.

** - These statistics are from Fire Departments that have recorded their information on the Oklahoma, Forestry Services web-based Fire Reporting System. Totals do not reflect the total acres burned or total number of fires that have occurred in Oklahoma.

Statewide Discussion:
No fire control issues are anticipated in Oklahoma today. Light winds and humid conditions combined with sky cover and scattered rain chances across the southern tier and parts of eastern Oklahoma will keep fire danger at bay today.

Special Note to the Public: Take some time to review wildfire preparedness around your home and buildings. Many of the best practices for reducing fire risk are also good property and home maintenance tasks. Visit the following link to learn more about “50 Ways to Protect Your Home”.

http://www.forestry.ok.gov/Websites/forestry/images/50_Ways_to_Protect_Your_home.pdf

Remember… ONLY YOU can prevent wildfires! Enjoy Oklahoma’s wildlands responsibly.

Report any suspicious wildland fire activity on the Arson Tip Line: 1-866-662-7766 (1-866-NO ARSON).

Prepared by: Drew Daily, Fire Staff Forester, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry - Forestry Services