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Pacific Southwest Region

Selected Fires from 2004

Explanatory Notes


Table Key

Fires Over 1,000 acres on National Forests in California in 2004
Selection Fire Name Forest Total Acres Notes
SelectedPOWEREldorado13,604 
Not SelectedCROWN 10,242shrub and pj
SelectedFREDSEldorado4,420 
SelectedBEARShasta-Trinity3,564 
SelectedPINEAngeles3,399 
SelectedSIMSSix Rivers, Shasta-Trinity3,247 
SelectedSTRAYLORLassen3,151 
SelectedDEEPSequoia3,144 
Not SelectedVERBENIA 2,260San Jacinto Wilderness
Not SelectedFOOTHILL 2,074shrub, some hardwood
Not SelectedEARLY 1,725shrub, some hardwood
Not SelectedRUNWAY 1,179shrub
Not SelectedEAST 1,069shrub
Not SelectedCACHUMA 1,056shrub, a little hardwood

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.


Pie chart displaying post fire conditions from 2004 fires, Power, Freds, Bear, Pine, Sims, Strylor, Deep.  Deforested: Wilderness, etc. 700 acres or 2 percent.  Deforested: Not Wilderness, etc. 15,500 acres or 53 percent.  Forested: Not wilderness, etc. 12,700 acres or 43 percent.  Forested: wilderness, etc. 600 acres or 2 percent.



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Power Fire, Freds Fire, Bear Fire, Pine Fire, Sims Fire, Straylor Fire, Deep Fire

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after Selected 2004 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
fir 27 12 16 13 52 127 247
pine     694 570 1,738 1,798 4,800
Douglas-fir   13 1,425 1,104 1,109 915 4,566
mixed conifer 459 159 3,919 1,876 3,311 3,208 12,932
closed cone conifers       24 7 144 174
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pinyon juniper           8 8
hardwood 202 397 1,967 1,640 1,262 1,308 6,776
Sub Total 689 581 8,021 5,227 7,478 7,507 29,503
shrub/non-forest 4,843
other ownership 27,283
Total 61,629

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Bear Fire 2004

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Bear 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   13 189 221 132 199 754
mixed conifer types   9 172 157 219 377 934
closed cone conifers       24 7 144 174
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood   14 206 273 266 505 1,265
Sub Total 0 35 567 675 624 1,225 3,128
shrub/non-forest 401
other ownership 6,940
Total 10,469

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

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Deep Fire 2004

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Deep 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     5 10 8 17 40
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types             0
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     463 385 171 128 1,147
Sub Total 0 0 468 395 179 146 1,187
shrub/non-forest 1,977
other ownership  
Total 3,164

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

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Freds Fire 2004

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Freds Fire on the Eldorado 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     9 5 24 33 71
pine types     84 129 145 449 807
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types 9   1,558 434 713 358 3,072
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     191 37 24 40 292
Sub Total 9 0 1,843 605 906 880 4,242
shrub/non-forest 87
other ownership 3,142
Total 7,471

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

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Pine Fire 2004

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Pine Fire on the Angeles 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     281 351 140 130 902
mixed conifer types             0
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     542 337 716 355 1,950
Sub Total 0 0 823 688 856 485 2,852
shrub/non-forest 588
other ownership 12,873
Total 16,313

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.  Also shown are areas where treatments are not permitted.

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Power Fire 2004

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Power Fire on the Eldorado 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 27 12 6 8 28 94 176
pine types     518 377 270 506 1,670
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types 450 151 2,176 1,286 2,296 2,424 8,782
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood 202 383 556 608 69 268 2,087
Sub Total 680 546 3,256 2,278 2,663 3,292 12,714
shrub/non-forest 886
other ownership 3,379
Total 16,979

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

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Sims Fire 2004

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Sims Fire on the Shasta-Trinity & Six Rivers 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             0
pine types             0
Douglas-fir     955 532 837 585 2,909
mixed conifer types             0
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj             0
hardwood     9   15 11 36
Sub Total 0 0 964 532 852 597 2,945
shrub/non-forest 148
other ownership 808
Total 3,901

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

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Straylor Fire 2004

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Straylor Fire on the Lassen 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     88 54 1,315 826 2,282
Douglas-fir             0
mixed conifer types     13   83 49 144
closed cone conifers             0
coastal conifer/cypress             0
pj           8 8
hardwood             0
Sub Total 0 0 101 54 1,398 882 2,435
shrub/non-forest 757
other ownership 141
Total 3,333

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 18:32:40 CDT


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