Fire Situation Report – April 18, 2013


Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
Forestry Services

PROTECTION AREA STATISTICS* for Time Period 04/17/13 thru 04/18/13

NE Area – 1 fire burned 12 acres (Cause: Incendiary)

EC Area – 0 fires

SE Area – 10 fires burned 65.2 acres (Causes: 9-Incendiary; 1-Escaped Debris Burn)

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

FIRE DEPARTMENT STATISTICS** FROM www.firereporting.ok.gov for Time Period 04/17/13 thru 04/18/13

3 fires burned 0.37 acres (Causes: 3-Escaped Debris Burn) Reporting Department(s): Cedar Country VFD

** - These statistics are from Fire Departments that have reported 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: Fire control problems are not expected in Oklahoma today.

No Burn Bans are currently in effect. For information concerning burn bans click on the following link:

http://www.forestry.ok.gov/burn-ban-information

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

Prepared by: Mark Goeller, Ass’t Director, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry - Forestry Services