Smoke from Wildfires on Pacific West Coast Seen from Space

PB: As in the Chernobyl region, radioactive fallout on the ground and in vegetation from Fukushima, will be re-suspended over the Pacific West Coast.

God help the firefighting and command teams, and community volunteers and helpers, too…

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  • http://www.space.com/30309-wildfire-smoke-seen-from-space-photos.html

  • Coping with wildfire smoke and road closures in Wash., Oregon and B.C. http://www.seattletimes.com/life/travel/coping-with-wildfire-smoke-and-road-closures-in-wash-oregon-and-bc/

  • Smoke drifts into B.C. from Washington wildfire as Canadian crews offer help http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/smoke-drifts-into-bc-from-washington-wildfire-as-canadian-crews-offer-help/article26065840/

  • Current major events http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/

Serious wildfires in California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia

IMSR Summary August 23rd, 2015,

Source: Incident Management Situation Report

National Preparedness Level


Level 5 [the highest https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_preparedness_level  ]
National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: Light (99 new fires)
New large incidents: 4
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires: 72
Area Command Teams committed: 2
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 18
Type 2 IMTs committed: 30

[IMT = Incident Management Team https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incident_management_team

IMT1 and IMT2 are of the highest effort level, for state/national level emergency

  • Fire Detection Maps http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/activefiremaps.php

  • British Columbia Active Wildfires http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/dmf-viewer/?siteid=5131184402955244847

  • [July 2015] B.C. wildfires blanket province in smoke http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-wildfires-blanket-province-in-smoke-1.3139951

  • Wildfires are dangerous, and so is wildfire smoke http://spph.ubc.ca/wildfires-are-dangerous-and-so-is-wildfire-smoke/

  • Smoke from B.C. wildfires in skies over Greenland http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/smoke-from-b-c-wildfires-in-skies-over-greenland-1.3166820

 

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