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Summit Complex

Unit Information

Stanislaus National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
19777 Greenley Road
Sonora, CA 95370

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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.

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
Incident DescriptionComplex Of Fires Started By Lightning
Coordinates38.329 latitude, -119.782 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel7
Size5,247 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained80%
Fuels Involved

Closed timber litter, compact short needle, primarily red fir and dead down material.

Significant Events

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.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Crews continue to monitor and patrol the fires.

Projected Incident Activity

Overnight fire behavior is expected to be minimal.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Through the next week a drying trend is expected.

Recent Articles

Summit Complex Fire Update News - 9/21/2017
Summit Complex Fire Update News - 9/20/2017
Summit Complex Fire Update News - 9/19/2017

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