Fire Situation Report – November 17 - 23, 2014


 Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry

Forestry Services

 

PROTECTION AREA STATISTICS* for Reporting Period 0800 thru 0800, 11/10/14 thru 11/17/14       

 

NE Area – 6 Fires Burned 84.5 Acres (Cause: 4-Inciendiary, 2-Electrical)

 

EC Area – 4 Fires Burned 58.1 Acres (Cause: 2-Incendiary, 1-Debris, 1-Escaped Prescribed Burn)

           

SE Area – 4 Fires Burned 7.3 Acres (Cause: 3-Incendiary, 1-Electrical)

                                                                                                                                           

                        OFS Prescribed Fire Activity:  No activity

                        Large 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 11/10/14 thru 11/17/14

 

No fire recorded during the reporting period

 

 

Statewide Discussion:  No unusual fire activity was reported or requests for State assistance were received from outside of the Protection Area during the reporting period.

 

This weekend’s snowfall will preclude any fire control issues for the next few days over the entire State. The next Fire Situation Report will be posted on Monday, November 24th unless fire weather and fuel conditions change from forecast values.

 

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, Assistant Director, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry - Forestry Services