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 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.
|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/Brent Boltshauser (t)|
|Incident Description||Complex Of Fires Started By Lightning|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||35%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday October 31st, 2017 approx. 07:00 AM|
Closed timber litter, compact short needle, primarily red fir.
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.
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.
Rain today and tomorrow with cooler temperatures and higher humidity's later in the week. Drying trend into the weekend.