Fire Situation Report – September 17, 2012


Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
Forestry Services

PROTECTION AREA STATISTICS* for Time Period 0800 thru 0800, 09/14/12 thru 09/17/12

NE Area – 0 fires

EC Area – 0 fires

SE Area – 0 fires

• 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 09/14/12 thru 09/17/12

No incidents were reported in the system.

** - 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 fire assistance requests were received for the weekend.

Low to moderate fire danger for today is expected today. Temperatures are expected to range from 65 – 85 degrees. Relative humidity will range from 49 to 63 percent. Wind speed and direction will be primarily from the North ranging from 8 – 11 mph.

SPECIAL NOTE TO FIREFIGHTERS: No control issues are expected for today or this weekend.

SPECIAL NOTE TO THE PUBLIC: A Governor’s Burn Ban remains in effect for the entire State of Oklahoma. For information concerning this ban go to 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: Brian Hall, Staff Forester, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry - Forestry Services

Fire Situation Report – September 17, 2012 Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and ForestryForestry Services PROTECTION AREA STATISTICS* for Time Period 0800 thru 0800, 09/14/12 thru 09/17/12        NE Area – 0 fires  EC Area – 0 fires  SE Area – 0 fires  ·          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 09/14/12 thru 09/17/12 No incidents were reported in the system. ** - 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 fire assistance requests were received for the weekend. Low to moderate fire danger for today is expected today.  Temperatures are expected to range from 65 – 85 degrees.  Relative humidity will range from 49 to 63 percent.  Wind speed and direction will be primarily from the North ranging from 8 – 11 mph.    SPECIAL NOTE TO FIREFIGHTERS:  No control issues are expected for today or this weekend.  SPECIAL NOTE TO THE PUBLIC: A Governor’s Burn Ban remains in effect for the entire State of Oklahoma.   For information concerning this ban go to 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: Brian Hall, Staff Forester, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry - Forestry Services