Fire Earth

Earth is fighting to stay alive. Mass dieoffs, triggered by anthropogenic assault and fallout of planetary defense systems offsetting the impact, could begin anytime!

Texas Wildfires Torch 1,100 Homes

Posted by feww on September 6, 2011

Wildfires Continue to Consume Texas

181 fires consume 118,413 acres and about 1,100 homes in 7 days

Texas wildfires have burned about  3.6 million acres and 4,400 structures [FEWW Estimate] so far this year.

READ THIS FIRST

Continued hacking and content censorship

In view of the continued hacking and censorship of this blog by the Internet Mafia, the Moderators have decided to maintain only a minimum presence at this site, until further notice.

FIRE-EARTH will continue to update the 2011 Disaster Calendar for the benefit of its readers.

WordPress is HACKING this blog!

WordPress Continues to Hack Fire-Earth, Affiliated Blogs

The Blog Moderators Condemn in the Strongest Possible Terms the Continued Removal of Content and Hacking of FIRE-EARTH and Affiliated Blogs by WordPress!

Disaster Calendar 2011 – September 6

[September 6, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,653 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Texas, USA. Some 181 fires have consumed 118,413 acres and destroyed about 1,100 homes in the past 7 days. Texas wildfires have burned at least 3.6 million acres and 4,400 structures [FEWW Estimate] so far this year.
    • The worst fires in Central Texas for at least a century are fulled by a year-long intense drought, low humidity and strong winds generated by the remnants of weather system that had earlier spawned Tropical Storm Lee.
    • Texas has been plagued by its worst drought in at least 6 decades.
    • Fire Management Details(Texas Forest Service, TFS)
      • Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2011
      • National Preparedness Level: 3
      • Southern Area Preparedness Level: 3
      • TFS Preparedness Level: 5
    • Fire Stats
      • Total Number of Fires YTD: ~ 18,741
      • Acres burned: ~ 3,600,000 [“That’s roughly the size of Connecticut.” Rick Perry said.]
      • Structures Destroyed by Fire: 4,400 units [FEWW Estimate]
      • Fires in the past 7 days: TFS has responded to 201  fires for 118,413
      • About 1,100  homes have been destroyed in various fires.
      • At least 5,000 people have been forced to abandon their homes.
      • About 700 people are in emergency shelters.
      • The 30,000-acre Bastrop Complex Fire near Austin is still zero-percent contained.
      • At least 13 of the blazes are larger than 1,000 acres (including 7 that have torched more than 3,000 acres).
      • Wildfires in East Texas have consumed at least 2,000 acres, killing a woman and her baby and destroying more than a dozen homes, a report said.
      • Death toll from the fire outbreak has climbed to at least 4, a report said.
      • Yesterday (September 5, 2011) TFS responded to 22 new fires for 7,544 acres, including 10 new large fires.
      • Texas drought-related losses YTD: At least $10 billion

Other Disasters

  • Japan. Death toll from Typhoon TALAS has climbed to at least 48 with 54 others reported missing.
    • About 3,000 people are still in evacuation centers.
    • Dozens of villages and tens of thousands of people in central Japan are still cut off.
    • TALAS was the worst storm to hit Japan in 3 decades.
  • Connecticut , USA. The White House has  declared Connecticut a major disaster area because of the damage  caused by Tropical Storm Irene beginning on August 27, 2011.
  • Virginia, USA. The White House has  declared Virginia a major disaster area due to the damage caused Hurricane Irene during the period of August 26-28, 2011.
  • New Hampshire, USA. The White House has  declared a major disaster exists in the State of New Hampshire due to the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene beginning on August 26, 2011.
  • Pennsylvania, USA. The White House has  declared a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania due to the damage caused by Hurricane Irene during the period of August 26-30, 2011.
  • Rhode Island, USA. The White House has  declared a major disaster exists in the State of Rhode Island due to the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene during the period of August 27-29, 2011.
  • Massachusetts, USA. The White House has  declared a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts due to the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene during the period of August 27-29, 2011.
  • Pakistan. Death toll from flooding in Pakistan has climbed to at least 123, reports said.
    • Floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in southern Sindh province have destroyed about half a million mud huts.
    • At least 100,000 heads of cattle are dead or missing.
    • Floods have destroyed about half million acres of cropland, and 80 percent of harvest-ready crops in the region.
    • At least third of a million people have been displaced.
    • More than 2.2 million others have been severely affected.

Related Links

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.