Terrain Satellite
Stump
FIRE
684
acres
0.7 mi
NE of Mill Creek, CA
97%
contained
UNKNOWN
Last Updated:
2 weeks ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-6905
Fire Start:
Saturday, August 1, 2020 7:00 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Stump Fire

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

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Saturday August 01st, 2020 approx. 02:00 PM
Location:
Near the junction of State Highways 36 and 172 near Childs Meadows.
Incident Commander:
Lassen National Forest
Coordinates:
40.336, -121.51

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
201
Size (Acres):
684
Containment:
97%
Estimated Containment Date:
Wednesday August 12th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber
Significant Events:
Smoldering and creeping

Planned Outlook

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.

Weather Synopsis

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

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Lassen NF PAO
Phone: 530 310 3504
Fire Unit Information
Lassen National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2550 Riverside Ave SUSANVILLE California 96130
Susanville, CA 96130