USDA Forest Service
 

Pacific Southwest Region

Selected Fires from 2001

Explanatory Notes


Table Key

Fires Over 1,000 acres on National Forests in California in 2001
Selection Fire Name Forest Total Acres Notes
SelectedBLUEModoc32,561select
Not SelectedTROUGH 23,938mostly wilderness
SelectedSTARTahoe, Eldorado11,909select
SelectedDARBYStanislaus10,773select
SelectedSWILLUP IIKlamath7,996select
Not SelectedVIEJAS 5,138shrubland
Not SelectedSTABLES FIRE 4,216shrubland
SelectedNORTH FORKSierra3,872select
SelectedSTREAMPlumas3,526select
SelectedHIGHWAYSequoia3,346select
Not SelectedBELL 2,978juniper
Not SelectedCRATER 2,717barren
Not SelectedMCLAUGHLIN 2,281shrubland
SelectedJONESKlamath1,452select
SelectedGAPTahoe1,371select
Not SelectedROCK 1,313shrubland
Not SelectedHEMLOCK 1,028shrubland
Table Key
Code Meaning
Selected Most of the acreage burned in a given year is explained by fires larger than 1,000 acres. Fires were selected for analysis if more than 1,000 acres of forestland outside wilderness burned.
Not Selected These fire were not analyzed because less than 1,000 acres of forestland outside wilderness burned.

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Pie chart displaying post fire conditions from 2001 fires, Blue, Star, Darby, Swillup II, North Fork, Stream, Highway, Jones, Gap.  Deforested: Wilderness, etc. 4,000 acres or 6 percent.  Deforested: Not Wilderness, etc. 25,000 acres or 41 percent.  Forested: Not wilderness, etc. 29,000 acres or 48 percent.  Forested: wilderness, etc. 3,000 acres or 5 percent.


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Blue Fire, Star Fire, Darby Fire, Swillup II Fire, North Fork Fire, Stream Fire, Highway Fire, Jones Fire, Gap Fire

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after Selected 2001 Wildfires on National Forests in California (Acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
fir 760 364 897 595 2,774 2,936 8,326
pine 241 276 947 1,350 1,853 2,230 6,897
Douglas-fir 0 5 1,120 4,180 208 1,606 7,119
mixed conifer 2,004 799 4,879 4,104 8,302 6,978 27,066
closed cone conifers 135 356 98 52 286 692 1,619
coastal conifer/cypress 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
pinyon juniper 0 0 47 116 118 489 770
hardwood 360 1,465 2,343 2,538 813 1,255 8,774
Sub Total 3,500 3,265 10,332 12,935 14,354 16,185 60,570
shrub/non-forest 17,208
other ownership 13,295
Total 91,073

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Blue Fire 2001

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Blue Fire on the Modoc National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine             0
fir types 760 364 587 240 2,451 2,606 7,008
pine types 233 97 183 175 625 706 2,019
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types 1,970 694 760 448 3,578 2,892 10,342
closed cone conifers 7 58 45 24 271 687 1,091
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj     47 116 118 489 770
hardwood 19 124   26 22 464 655
Sub Total 2,988 1,338 1,621 1,028 7,066 7,843 21,885
shrub/non-forest 10,870
other ownership 2,137
Total 34,891

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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Darby Fire 2001

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Darby Fire on the Stanislaus National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine             0
fir types             0
pine types 8 172 171 291 481 572 1,696
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types 10 96 304 590 223 247 1,470
closed cone conifers 128 298 54 28     508
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood 341 1,340 1,130 1,217 268 191 4,487
Sub Total 487 1,907 1,658 2,126 972 1,010 8,161
shrub/non-forest 2,791
other ownership 3,669
Total 14,622

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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Gap Fire 2001

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Gap Fire on the Tahoe National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine             0
fir types     13   77 19 109
pine types             0
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types 8   71 27 688 208 1,002
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood             0
Sub Total 8 0 85 27 765 227 1,112
shrub/non-forest 302
other ownership 1,130
Total 2,544

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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Highway Fire 2001

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Highway Fire on the Sequoia National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine             0
fir types             0
pine types   7 186 400 173 393 1,159
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types       168 57 57 283
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     147 586 87 248 1,068
Sub Total 0 7 333 1,154 318 699 2,510
shrub/non-forest 849
other ownership 871
Total 4,230

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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Jones Fire 2001

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Jones Fire on the Klamath National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine             0
fir types             0
pine types     86 116 93 54 348
Douglas-fir     24 32 22 22 100
mixed conifer types     26 34 12 15 88
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     104 97 66 34 301
Sub Total 0 0 241 279 193 125 838
shrub/non-forest 595
other ownership 109
Total 1,541

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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NorthFork Fire 2001

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the NorthFork Fire on the Sierra National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine             0
fir types             0
pine types     264 338 228 279 1,109
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types     213 138 70 510 931
closed cone conifers         15 5 19
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     457 376 292 227 1,353
Sub Total 0 0 934 852 605 1,022 3,413
shrub/non-forest 576
other ownership 267
Total 4,256

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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Star Fire 2001

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Star Fire on the Eldorado & Tahoe National Forests (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine             0
fir types     297 354 246 311 1,209
pine types       8 8 33 48
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types 17 8 2,451 2,178 1,945 2,402 9,000
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     462 97 77 50 685
Sub Total 17 8 3,209 2,637 2,275 2,795 10,942
shrub/non-forest 1,048
other ownership 5,007
Total 16,996

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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Stream Fire 2001

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Stream Fire on the Plumas National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine             0
fir types             0
pine types     48 23 227 182 480
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types     734 142 1,687 573 3,136
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood           6 6
Sub Total 0 0 782 165 1,914 760 3,621
shrub/non-forest 73
other ownership 0
Total 3,695

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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Swillup2 Fire 2001

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Swillup2 Fire on the Klamath National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine             0
fir types             0
pine types     9   18 10 38
Douglas-fir   5 1,096 4,148 187 1,583 7,019
mixed conifer types     320 378 41 74 814
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     44 139   36 219
Sub Total 0 5 1,469 4,665 247 1,703 8,089
shrub/non-forest 104
other ownership 105
Total 8,298

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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USDA Forest Service - Pacific Southwest Region
Last Modified: Friday, 13 April 2012 at 18:32:34 CDT


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