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WILDFIRES on the WEB, 2004

For general descriptions of R5 and R3 fires, follow the SoCal and Southwest Situation Report links on the links page under NEWS.
Take a look at NIFC's info on Current Large Fires, the National Large Fires Map and Geomac.
All the fires burning in the National Parks can be found at the NPS Fire Site.

 

Location

Fire Name

Size (acres)

Dates

 

ALASKA

BLM Alaska Fire Service Alaska Fires go to Reports, Maps & News buttons  in header    
National Park Service FAM site
many fires in the Yukon
   
State site Alaska Division of Forestry    
From space and BLM live cam Looking West out of the Fairbanks Field Office    
 
35 mi NW Tok, adjacent to Taylor Highway from MP12, 12 mi E of Chicken Taylor Highway Complex includes the Chicken Cplx
photo of Chicken

photos 1
photos 2

   1,322,873+
2%contained
6/26-
20 miles NE of Fairbanks, AK Boundary Fire
photos & maps

info from PNW Team 3
photos

 532,601+
75% contained
no more updates
6/13-->
 

ARIZONA

Arizona/ New Mexico/ W Texas Region 3, Large Fire Reports Large Fire Location Map
Large Fires Statistics (click 2004 for list)
Large Fire Information
Current Fire News
News Releases
  02/21-
 
Mt. Graham, approximately 15 mi SW of Safford Nuttall Complex

Update 7/15 pdf

Eastern AZ Courier
AZ Daily Star

29,400
100% contained
6/22-7/25/04
10 mi SW of Payson Willow Fire with photos & updates

Willow Fire Philbin's IM Team

119,500
100% contained
6/24-7/19/04
8 mi S of Twin Arrows Jacket Fire
SW Large Fire Information
6/30 pdf
6/24 pdf
 17,125
75% contained
no more updates
6/22-
11 miles west of Alpine in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests Three Forks Fire (pdf)
Current Fire News
7,905
100% contained
6/8-6/23/04
Apache-Sitgreaves NF, near the Arizona-New Mexico state line, E of Fort Apache and San Carlos Indian Reservations KP Fire with slideshows
Current Fire News with photos
Images from space
 18,150+
90% contained
no more updates
5/17-
 

CALIFORNIA

For general descriptions of going large Southern CA fires, follow the SoCal Situation Report link on the links page under NEWS. Check also California Fire Maps. There's also the info from the Riverside Fire Dept.
Yosemite National Park, adjacent to Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, 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 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 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 Rumsey Fire 39,138 acres
100% contained
10/10-10/15/04
11 mi E of Groveland Tuolumne Fire 800 acres
100% contained
9/12-9/17/04
Mariposa, CDF Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit Old Highway Fire  1,413
100% contained
9/12-9/14/04
Cajon Pass, San Bernardino Co. Runway Fire  1,193
100% contained
9/7-9/9
6 mi NE of Geyserville Geysers Fire 12,525
100% contained
9/3-9/8/04
Calaveras Co, (TCU), Pattison Road, 2 mi N of Burson Pattison Fire  2,676
100% contained
9/3-9/5/04
Mariposa Co, (MMU), Mormon Hills Area, 3 mi S of Mariposa Bear Fire 416
100% contained
9/2-9/4/04
Located on both sides of Trinity Mountain, S of the community of French Gulch French Fire 12,898
100% contained
8/14-8/20/04
Tule River Drainage, 16 mi E of Springville; Sequoia National Fores Deep Fire 3,143
100% contained
8/12-8/17/04
Jones Valley near Redding CA Bear Fire  10,484
100% contained
8/11-8/15/04
16 mi E of Groveland CA 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 Oregon Fire 2030
100% contained
8/11-8/13/04
Hunt Road at Salt Springs Valley Road in Copperopolis, CDF Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit Hunt Fire 600
100% contained
8/10-8/13/04
NE of Colfax, CDF Nevada, Yuba, Placer Unit Stevens Fire 600
100% contained
8/8-8/11/04
Hwy 4/ Hwy 49 Angels Camp, 4 mi SW of Copperopolis, Calaveras Co. CDF Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit 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 Sims Fire
photos

Szczepanik's NorCal 1 Team site

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

Foothill Fire: SE of Newhall
Crown Fire: SE of Acton
Foothill / Crown Fires
Foothill
Crown
photos

6,002 & 100%
18,026 & 100%

7/17-7/22/04
7/20-7/23/04
Jalama Beach Campground, Santa Barbara Co. Jalama Fire 307
100% contained
7/20-7/21/04
Sage area, 5 mi S of Hemet Melton Fire  3,667
100% contained
7/17-7/20/04
Pine Canyon/Highway 138; N side of Liebre Mountain, N of LA Pine Fire  17,418
100% contained
7/12-7/21/04
NE of Warner Springs, San Diego Co. 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

Santa Barbara County Fire Dept., CDF and US Forest Service operating under Unified Command... Fire Information # 805-961-5770

Gaviota Fire

 7,440
100 % contained

6/5-6/11/04
Los Padres NF
12 mi NE of Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara Co.
Cachuma Fire
LPF-733

photos

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

Incident Info Fact Sheet (pdf)
 8,900
100% contained
5/2-5/7/04
Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, San Diego Co. 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
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-
 

COLORADO

       
 

FLORIDA

Everglades NP, Shark Slough, 15 mi W of Homestead General Airport Pay-Hay-Okee Fire (WFU)   2,117+
no more updates
7/11-
 

IDAHO

  Salmon-Challis NF website    
 
Payette NF, 13 air mi NW of New Meadows North Star Butte Fire 1,030
100% contained
8/13-8/22/04
Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness appx 28 mi NW of Stanley Porter Fire
now managed as fire use fire

photos

2,911+
no further reports
7/18-->
 

NEVADA

  Large Fire Location Map
NV Fire Location Map
GOES Image from Space
Large Fire Statistics pdf file
current large fires info pdf file
Current News & Notes
  4/5-
 
near town of Mt. Charleston, (26 mi N of Las Vegas) Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, N side of Deer Creek Hwy and Kyle Canyon Hwy (Hwy 157) intersection Robbers Fire 296
100% contained
7/26-7/31/04
30 mi S of Reno, just W of Carson City Waterfall Fire pdf file
Update from Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center
photos 1
photos 2
Map

FireNews page, look under Current Events

Reno TV online
NBC www.krnv.com
ABC www.kolotv.com
CBS www.ktvn.com/
www.thekcrachannel.com

Reno newspapers
www.rgj.com
www.nevadaappeal.com

8,723
100% contained
7/14-7/20/04
 

NEW MEXICO

Arizona/ New Mexico/ W Texas Region 3, Large Fire Reports Large Fire Location Map
Large Fires Statistics (click 2004 for list)
Current Fire News
  2/21-
 
Lincoln NF, 6 mi NE of Capitan NM Peppin Fire

6/19 pdf file
6/18 pdf file
6/11 pdf file
6/9 pdf file
6/6 pdf file
Current Fire News
Images from space
64,488
100% contained
5/10-6/25/04
 

OREGON

BLM Summary Pacific NW Fire Info Summary    
 
7 mi W of Biggs Junction @ Deschutes River 499 Incident
click link on PNW Fire info
808
100% contained
7/09-7/10/04
       
 

UTAH

Utah Utah Fire Info Page    
 
33 mi SE of Price Big Canyon Fire   3,438+
20% contained
no more updates
8/7->
located in Mail Draw on Diamond Mountain 25 mi NE of Vernal Mail Draw Fire

map

2,800
100%contained
8/31-9/4/04
20 mi S of Levan Salt Creek  1,483+
100% contained
8/9-8/14/04
Dry Fork Canyon, 13 mi NW of Vernal McConkie Ranch  368
100% contained
8/8-8/12/04
Unita NF, Spanish Fork Canyon, north of Hwy 6, 8 mi E of Spanish Fork City Red Bull Fire 1,828
100% contained
7/29-8/3/04
Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, 30 mi S of Escalante and 25 mi NW of Page, AZ Sheep Fence Fire
fire use
800
40% contained
no new info since 7/17
7/14-->
 Emery County Trail Canyon Fire
fire use
508
0% contained
no new info since 7/21
7/10-->
 25 mi NW of St. George Square Complex with photos  18,235
100% contained
6/26-7/1/04
 2 mi E of Dammeron Valley Dammeron Complex 3,380
100% contained
6/16-6/19/04
 

WASHINGTON

BLM Summary Pacific NW Fire Info Summary    
 
15 mi SW of Winthrop Williams Butte Complex

with photos
including the Mebee

 2,095+
90% contained
no longer reported
8/16-8/30/04
30 mi NW of Winthrop Mebee Fire

Johnson's Washington IMTeam
photos
photos2
photos3
photos4

720
incorporated into the Williams Butte Cplx
8/5-8/17/04
just outside of the town of Peshastin, appx 4 mi SE of Leavenworth Fischer Fire PNW Team3 photos from firefighters
crew photos

more Fischer WA IMT3, including photos

Fischer Fire

16,439
100% contained
8/8-8/30/04
15 mi W of Chelan Pot Peak / Sisi Ridge Complex PNW Lohray's Team3

From space 8/1/04

Pot Peak Johnston's Type 2 IMTeam

Pot Peak with maps and photos
recent photos

  47,470
90% contained
no more updates
6/26-8/1/04
Rattlesnake Creek drainage in the William O. Douglas Wilderness, approximately 28 mi W of Naches Rattlesnake Peak Fire 620
fire use
7/26-->
8 mi NE of Naches, Wa Mud Lake
with photos and map
4,000
100% contained
8/9-8/15/04
8 mi W (Icicle) and 30 mi N (Trinity) of Leavenworth, WA Icicle Fire

Icicle Fire Photos

more
photos 1
photos 2
photos 3

778
100% contained
7/15-7/24/04
Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests info on other fires including the Freezout 586+ 6/24-
Colville Indian Reservation, 8 mi W of Nespelem, Okanogan County Hopkins Canyon Complex
Hopkins Canyon, Harrison Creek, Coyote Creek & Whitmore South Lightning Fires
5,130
100% contained
6/26-7/5/04
 
 

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