Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
PROTECTION AREA STATISTICS* for Time Period 0800 thru 0800, 03/07/12 thru 03/08/12
NE Area – 6 fires burned 120 acres (Causes: 6-Incendiary)
EC Area – 2 fires burned 48 acres (Causes: 2-Incendiary)
SE Area – 2 fires burned 23 acres (Causes: 2-Incendiary)
* Protection Area Statistics do not reflect local fire department’s fire run information. Statistics are for the ODAFF-Forestry Services’ eighteen 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 for Time Period 03/07/12 thru 03/08/12
Three wildfires burned 30.1 acres (Causes: 2-Unknown; 1-Escaped Debris Burn)
Reporting Fire Department(s): Talihina FD
** - 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: No requests for State assistance or reports of unusual fire activity were received yesterday.
No fire problems are anticipated anywhere in Oklahoma today.
A County Commissioner Burn Ban is in effect for Cimarron and Texas County. Click on the link listed below for the latest and most current Burn Ban information: 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
Posted on Thu, March 8, 2012