Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
PROTECTION AREA STATISTICS* for Reporting Period 0800 thru 0800, 01/12/14 thru 01/18/14
NE Area –
EC Area – Information not available at time of report.
SE Area –
Large Fire Activity within the Protection Area: No Activity
Fire Assistance Outside of the Protection Area: No Requests
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 01/12/14 thru 01/18/14
2 Fires Burned 4 Acres (Cause: 1-Escaped Burn, 1-Incendiary)
** - 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.
Critical fire weather conditions will be present across Oklahoma today. A Red Flag Warning is in effect from Noon through 6:00 PM for much of Oklahoma.
Southwest winds at 15-25 mph gusting to near 35 mph combined with afternoon relative humidity values of 12-25% and temperatures in the mid-60°’s to mid-70°’s will promote rapid rates of spread in dormant fuels.
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
Posted on Sun, January 18, 2015
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