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California WILDFIRES on the WEB, 2004
For general descriptions of going large Southern CA fires, follow the SoCal Situation Report link on the links page under NEWS or check the FireNews page.
Take a look at NIFC's info on Current Large Fires or the National Large Fires Map
(Click on the circle on the map for more info).
Check also California Fire Maps and Geomac.
All the fires burning in the National Parks can be found at the NPS Fire Site.
For updated SoCal fire info there's the simple but persistent South Ops News & Notes.
There's also the info from the Riverside Fire Dept and links to other news sources at the bottom of this page.

Location

Command

Fire Name

Size (acres)

Dates

Yosemite National Park, adjacent to Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, NPS NPS Hetchy Fire
last report 10/16/04

article about fire & suspected arsonist
another article

2,000 acres
100% contained
10/15-10/20/04
Kyburz area near Wrights Lake Road N of the Highway 50, Eldorado NF Szczepanik's Type II IMT Freds Fire 7,700 acres
100% contained
10/13-10/20/04
N of the Salt Springs Powerhouse on the Mokelumne River Canyon, 17 mi E of Pioneer, Eldorado NF McCombs IIMT3 & Unified Command with CDF
(Wendt's NorCal Team 2)
Power Fire   16,800 acres
100% contained
10/6-10/21/04
 
18 mi S of Williams, Rumsey Canyon, Yolo Co., CDF Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit CDF ICT#5, Streblow Rumsey Fire 39,138 acres
100% contained
10/10-10/15/04
11 mi E of Groveland Gelobter's CIIMT 4 Tuolumne Fire 800 acres
100% contained
9/12-9/17/04
Mariposa, CDF Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit CDF ICT#8, Henson Old Highway Fire  1,347
100% contained
9/12-9/14/04
Cajon Pass, San Bernardino Co. Walker's Type 2 IMT Runway Fire  1,193
100% contained
9/7-9/9
6 mi NE of Geyserville CDF ICT#5, Streblow Geysers Fire   12,525
100% contained
9/3-9/8/04
Calaveras Co, (TCU), Pattison Road, 2 mi N of Burson CDF ICT#6, Haines Pattison Fire  2,676
100% contained
9/3-9/5/04
Mariposa Co, (MMU), Mormon Hills Area, 3 mi S of Mariposa K. Smith, IC Bear Fire 416
100% contained
9/2-9/4/04
Located on both sides of Trinity Mountain, south of the community of French Gulch CDF ICT#3, Lutts French Fire  12,898
100% contained
8/14-8/20/04
Tule River Drainage, 16 mi E of Springville; Sequoia NF Gelobter's CIIMT 4 Deep Fire

Photos 1
Photos 2
Photos 3

3,143+
100% contained
8/12-8/17/04
Jones Valley near Redding CA CDF ICT#2, Chuchel Bear Fire  10,484
100% contained
8/11-8/15/04
16 mi E of Groveland CA

Rios Type II Team

Early Fire 1,670
100% contained
8/9-8/15/04
Oregon Gulch Road at Potters Ranch Road - West side of Lake Oroville near the Community of Cherokee Ellis = IC Oregon Fire 2030
100% contained
8/11-8/13/04
Hunt Road at Salt Springs Valley Road in Copperopolis, CDF Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit Miller = IC Hunt Fire 600
100% contained
8/10-8/13/04
NE of Colfax, CDF Nevada, Yuba, Placer Unit CDF ICT#1, Durden Stevens Fire 934
100% contained
8/8-8/11/04
Hwy 4/ Hwy 49 Angels Camp, 4 mi SW of Copperopolis, Calaveras Co. CDF Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit CDF ICT#7, Heil Calaveras Complex

Armstrong, Mineral, Copper

4,411
100%contained
8/7-8/10/04
Grouse Creek NW of Hyampom (17 mi S of Willow Creek), Humboldt & Trinity Counties Szczepanik's NorCal 1 Team Sims Fire
photos

NorCal 1 Team site

4,030
100% contained
7/29-8/2/04
20 mi SE of Fall River Mills, Lassen Co. CDF #4, Snell Straylor Fire 3,422
100% contained
7/22-7/29/04

Foothill Fire: SE of Newhall
Crown Fire: SE of Acton
Unified Command
Bryant's LAC Team
Cable's CIIMT5
Foothill / Crown Fires
Foothill
Crown
photos

6,002
& 100%
 18,026 & 100%

7/17-7/22/04
7/20-7/23/04
Pine Canyon/Highway 138; N side of Liebre Mountain, N of LA Unified Command
Mel Hokanson's LAC IMT 4 & 
Aaron Gelobter's CIIMT 3
Pine Fire 17,418
100% contained
7/12-7/21/04
Jalama Beach Campground, Santa Barbara Co. Craig Thomas Jalama Fire 307
100% contained
7/20-7/21
Sage area, 5 mi S of Hemet CDF #9, Kerrigan Melton Fire  3,667
100% contained
7/17-7/20/04
NE of Warner Springs, San Diego Co. CDF #10, Winton
 
Mataguay Fire 8,867
100% contained
 
7/13-7/15/04
N side of Mokelumne Canyon approx. 2.5 mi E of Salt Springs Reservoir. A mile S of Mokelumne Peak, Eldorado NF   Moke Fire 400 acres
100% contained
6/12-6/24/04
15 mi W of Santa Barbara, 4 air miles from President Regan's ranch CDF #8
Rick Henson, IC

Santa Barbara County Fire Dept., CDF and US Forest Service operating under Unified Command...

Gaviota Fire  

 7,440
100 % contained

6/5-6/11/04
Los Padres NF
12 mi NE of Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara Co.
Jim Smith's Type 2 IMT Cachuma Fire
LPF-733

Photos

 1,127
100% contained
5/3-5/8/04
SE of the city of Temecula, Riverside Co. CDF #8, Hutchinson Eagle Fire & photos
RRU-35190
photos on wlf.com
HPWren cam photos

Incident Info Fact Sheet (pdf)
 8,900
100% contained
5/2-5/7/04
SE of Corona, Riverside Co. CDF #9, Anderson Cerritos Fire
RRU-35517

Incident Info Fact Sheet (pdf)

 16,400
100% contained
5/3-5/7/04
Sage Rd at School House, community of Sage, E of Temecula, Riverside Co.   School Fire
RRU-35567

Incident Info Fact Sheet

377
100% contained
5/3-5/5/04
Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, San Diego Co. Walker's Type 2 IMT India Fire
MCP-10421

www.kfmb.com

Brush Fires at Camp Pendleton

2,040
100% contained
5/2-5/5/04
Lost Rd and Canyon Hills Trail, near Lake Elsinor, Wildomar, Riverside Co.   Gafford Fire
RRU-36197

Incident Information Fact Sheet

450
100% contained
5/2-5/5/04
Foolish Pleasure Rd x Hwy 371, Anza, Riverside Co.   Pleasure Fire
now contained
Story.
4,264
100%
contained
4/25-4/28/04
1 mi. S of City of Big Bear Lake, San Bernardino Co.   Upper Santa Ana Burn Escape

pdf map

350
100%
contained
3/25-3/31/04
Santa Monica Mts National Recreation Area   Palisades Park Fire 100% contained 1/22-
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