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Buck Fire (CA)

Unit Information

Shasta-Trinity National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002

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The Buck Fire began at approximately 6:42 p.m. on September 12, 2017 as the result of a lightning strike near Black Rock Mountain, close to the Yolla-Bolly Middle Eel Wilderness. It was declared out on November 28, 2017 and the associated closure order No. 14-17-07 has been rescinded.



Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginTuesday September 12th, 2017 approx. 06:45 PM
LocationBlack Rock Mountain, North portion of Yolla Bolly Wilderness.
Coordinates40.228 latitude, -123.036 longitude

Current Situation

Size13,417 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber/Brush/Grass understory

Significant Events

The Buck Fire was declared out on November 28, 2017 and the associated closure order No. 14-17-07 has been rescinded.