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Stump Fire

Unit Information

Lassen National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2550 Riverside Ave
Susanville, CA 96130

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This incident is no longer being updated.

The Stump Fire started August 1, 2020 at 1:55 PM on Doe Mountain above Child's Meadow HWY 36 and HWY 172. The cause was a lightning struck tree from a storm system that passed through several days prior.  

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday August 01st, 2020 approx. 02:00 PM
LocationNear the junction of State Highways 36 and 172 near Childs Meadows.
Incident CommanderLassen National Forest
Coordinates40.336 latitude, -121.51 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel201
Size684 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained97%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday August 12th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved


Significant Events

Smoldering and creeping


Planned Actions

Significant demobilization of resources will start today. The fire will be turned over to Type 4 IC tomorrow.

Projected Incident Activity

Firefighters continue to secure fire lines to the extent necessary to keep the fire within current footprint. Fire line suppression repair has started to occur.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot and dry for the next few days.Isolated storms are possible through the weekend with widespreed storms Monday and Tuesday.