USDA Forest Service
 

Pacific Southwest Region

Selected Fires from 2003

Explanatory Notes


Table Key

Fires Over 1,000 acres on National Forests in California in 2003
Selection Fire Name Forest Total Acres Notes
SelectedCEDARCleveland61,500 
SelectedOLD - combined with Grand Prix & PaduaSan Bernardino60,605 
Not SelectedPIRU 35,875Sespe Wilderness
SelectedGRAND PRIX - combined with Old & PaduaSan Bernardino, Angeles33,021 
Not SelectedPARADISE 9,528shrub; a little hardwood
Not SelectedACKLEY 9,312shrub
SelectedSPANISHMendocino6,050 
SelectedDEAFYMendocino4,782 
SelectedPADUA - combined with Old & Grand PrixAngeles4,771 
Not SelectedSUMMIT 4,760S. Sierra Wilderness
Not SelectedWEST KERN 4,456Golden Trout Wilderness
Not SelectedMUD 4,337Carson Iceberg Wilderness
SelectedLOMAShasta-Trinity3,726 
SelectedKIBBIE CMPLX WFUStanislaus2,791 
SelectedMOUNTAIN - combined with BoxStanislaus2,633 
SelectedDEXTERInyo2,460 
SelectedHOOKERSequoia2,376 
SelectedALBANITASequoia2,223 
Not SelectedCOYOTE 2,029shrub; some Coulter
Not SelectedCOONEY 1,928Golden Trout Wilderness
SelectedBOX - combined with MountainStanislaus1,569 
SelectedHAPPY CAMPMendocino1,482 
Not SelectedHAUSER 1,374shrub; a little hardwood
Not SelectedBRIDGE 1,114reburned in Old Fire
SelectedWHITStanislaus1,003 

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 2003 fires, Cedar, Grand Prix-Old-Padua combined, Spanish, Deafy, Loma, Kibbie, Mountain-Box combined, Dexter, Hooker, Albanita, Happy Camp, Whit.  Deforested: Wilderness, etc. 1,000 acres or 2 percent.  Deforested: Not Wilderness, etc. 32,000 acres or 50 percent.  Forested: Not wilderness, etc. 26,000 acres or 40 percent.  Forested: wilderness, etc. 5,000 acres or 8 percent.


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Cedar Fire, Grand Prix-Old-Padua Fires combined, Spanish Fire, Deafy Fire, Loma Fire, Kibbie Fire, Mountain-Box Fires combined, Dexter Fire, Hooker Fire, Albanita Fire, Happy Camp Fire, Whit Fire

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after Selected 2003 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   48         48
fir 284 950 267 508 340 852 3,202
pine 85 174 251 669 1,295 1,086 3,561
Douglas-fir 133 241 5,154 6,790 1,270 1,356 14,945
mixed conifer 755 2,813 5,058 4,458 2,858 3,526 19,467
closed cone conifers 107 669 851 521 1,688 1,116 4,951
coastal conifer/cypress     5   8 7 20
pinyon juniper       5 85 55 145
hardwood 109 80 9,124 3,605 4,187 1,463 18,567
Sub Total 1,473 4,975 20,711 16,555 11,731 9,462 64,907
shrub/non-forest 126,047
other ownership 267,396
Total 458,349

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Albanita Fire 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Albanita 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     18 61 13 40 132
pine types             0
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types   85 234 248 100 777 1,445
closed cone conifers   35 17 34 14 152 253
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood             0
Sub Total 0 121 269 344 127 969 1,830
shrub/non-forest 515
other ownership  
Total 2,345

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

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Cedar Fire 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Cedar Fire on the Cleveland 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             0
pine 8 1 201 14 1,074 176 1,474
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer 2   298   89 2 391
closed cone conifers 1   127   62   190
coastal conifer/cypress     5   8 7 20
pinyon juniper             0
hardwood 21 13 1,166 275 1,879 461 3,815
Sub Total 32 14 1,797 289 3,112 646 5,890
shrub/non-forest 55,610
other ownership 209,561
Total 271,061

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

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Deafy Fire 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Deafy Fire on the Mendocino 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             0
Douglas-fir     1,410 1,169 784 365 3,728
mixed conifer types     55 17 27 19 118
closed cone conifers     26   38 6 70
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     149 153 31 27 359
Sub Total 0 0 1,640 1,339 880 418 4,276
shrub/non-forest 637
other ownership 0
Total 4,913

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

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Dexter Fire 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Dexter Fire on the Inyo 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     30 641 144 739 1,554
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types       31 6 64 102
closed cone conifers     6 66 96 259 427
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     13 5 32 22 71
Sub Total 0 0 49 743 278 1,085 2,154
shrub/non-forest 22
other ownership 333
Total 2,510

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

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Grandprix, Old, & Padua Fires 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Grandprix, Old, and Padua Fires on the Angeles & San Bernardino 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   48         48
fir types             0
pine types   8 6   32 114 160
Douglas-fir 133 241 3,068 2,402 408 300 6,552
mixed conifer types 379 1,123 2,551 2,021 1,219 707 8,001
closed cone conifers     675 412 1,471 671 3,229
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj       5 85 55 145
hardwood 79 44 7,510 2,627 2,229 875 13,365
Sub Total 592 1,464 13,810 7,467 5,444 2,723 31,500
shrub/non-forest 65,621
other ownership 54,181
Total 151,303

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

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Happy Camp Fire 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Happy Camp Fire on the Mendocino 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             0
Douglas-fir     83 969 29 323 1,404
mixed conifer types       40   62 102
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood       12     12
Sub Total 0 0 83 1,021 29 385 1,518
shrub/non-forest 35
other ownership  
Total 1,553

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

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Hooker Fire 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Hooker 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   78 16 86 42 73 294
pine types   21         21
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types 68 633 32 106 89 215 1,142
closed cone conifers 9 503   7   9 528
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood             0
Sub Total 77 1,234 47 199 131 297 1,985
shrub/non-forest 463
other ownership  
Total 2,448

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

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Kibbie Fire 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Kibbie 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 138 353         490
pine types 35 77         112
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types 264 490 187 266 326 348 1,882
closed cone conifers 95 107         202
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood 9 23         31
Sub Total 541 1,049 187 266 326 348 2,717
shrub/non-forest 1,020
other ownership 3,251
Total 6,988

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

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Loma Fire 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Loma Fire on the Shasta-Trinity 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             0
Douglas-fir     514 2,221 43 363 3,140
mixed conifer types       32   15 47
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     71 397   67 535
Sub Total 0 0 584 2,650 43 444 3,721
shrub/non-forest 47
other ownership 13
Total 3,781

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

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Mountain & Box Fires 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Mountain and Box Fires 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 142 516 30 229 100 611 1,628
pine types 39 67 6 7 29 30 177
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types 41 479 36 123 27 366 1,071
closed cone conifers 2 24   1 0 10 37
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood             0
Sub Total 223 1,086 72 360 157 1,016 2,914
shrub/non-forest 1,407
other ownership 56
Total 4,377

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

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Spanish Fire 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Spanish Fire on the Mendocino 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     192 36 129 122 479
pine     8 6 16 23 53
Douglas-fir     80 29 7 5 121
mixed conifer     1646 1,523 856 709 4,734
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pinyon juniper             0
hardwood     216 136 16 11 379
Sub Total 0 0 2,142 1,730 1,024 870 5,766
shrub/non-forest 550
other ownership  
Total 6,316

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

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Whit Fire 2003

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Whit 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 4 4 12 96 56 6 179
pine types 3   1 1 0 4 9
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types 1 2 19 50 119 242 433
closed cone conifers       1 6 8 15
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood             0
Sub Total 8 7 31 148 182 260 636
shrub/non-forest 119
other ownership  
Total 755

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

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Last Modified: Friday, 13 April 2012 at 18:32:38 CDT


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