McCormick and Bummers Fire Closures
Summit Complex Closures: McCormick Fire - fire area west of the Arnot Trail (trail and Clark Fork Road is open), Trails 19E18, 20E62, 19E67,Wheats Meadow and County Line Trailheads, Fence Creek... more
The Summit Complex consists of four fires burning 5,205 acres on the Summit Ranger District. The McCormick Fire (4,332 acres) is located north of Fence Creek Road and Clark Fork Road. The Bummers Fire (462 acres) is located near Bummers Flat and FS road 6N05. The Douglas Fire (311 acres) is located south of Douglas Picnic Area and Hwy 108. The Willow Fire (100 acres, includes a meadow and natural barriers, actual acres burned is 35) is located west of Groundhog Meadow and bound by Hammill Canyon Loop Rd.
The Bummers fire is the only active fire.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 31st, 2017 approx. 01:44 PM|
|Location||The Summit Complex consists of four fires burning on the Summit Ranger District, Stanislaus National Forest.|
|Incident Commander||Brent Kaiser|
|Incident Description||Complex Of Fires Started By Lightning|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||60%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday October 31st, 2017 approx. 07:00 AM|
Closed timber litter, compact short needle, primarily red fir and dead down material.
The Bummers fire is drying out and experiencing moderate fire behavior with backing and creeping. There has been no fire spread on the McCormick, Willow and Douglas fires.
Crews continue to monitor and patrol the fires.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Overnight fire behavior is expected to be minimal. Fire is growing to the north and firefighters are conducting a low intensity backing fire to remove fuels between the fire's edge and fireline.
Through the next week a drying trend is expected.