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Summit Complex

ANNOUNCEMENT

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

INCIDENT UPDATED 7 HRS. AGO

Approximate Location

38.329 latitude, -119.782 longitude

Incident Overview

Aerial view of the Bummers fire burning in timber

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The Summit Complex consists of four fires burning on the Summit Ranger District. The McCormick Fire (4,332 acres) is located north of Fence Creek Road and Clark Fork Road. The Douglas Fire (311 acres) is located south of Douglas Picnic Area and Hwy 108. The Bummers Fire (120 acres) is located near Bummers Flat and FS road 6N05. 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.

Last night, the fires received 1/2 - 1 inch of rain.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginMonday July 31st, 2017 approx. 01:44 PM
LocationThe Summit Complex consists of four fires burning on the Summit Ranger District, Stanislaus National Forest.
Incident CommanderBrent Kaiser/Brent Boltshauser (t)
Incident DescriptionComplex Of Fires Started By Lightning

Current Situation

Total Personnel14
Size4,863 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained35%
Estimated Containment DateTuesday October 31st, 2017 approx. 07:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Closed timber litter, compact short needle, primarily red fir.

Significant Events

The Summit Complex experienced minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering in litter and duff except for the Bummers fire which has moderate fire behavior.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Crews continue to monitor and patrol the fires. As favorable weather allows, firefighters will use a low intensity backing fire to remove fuels from the fire's edge to the fireline.

Projected Incident Activity

Overnight spread is expected to be minimal.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Rain today and tomorrow with cooler temperatures and higher humidity's later in the week. Drying trend into the weekend.

Unit Information

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Stanislaus National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
California
Sonora, CA 95370

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Summit Complex
Phone: 209-770-6156
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