Gobblers Fire Update August 29
The Gobblers Fire began as a result of thunderstorms and lightning that started over twenty fires on the San Bernardino National Forest on August 19th. It is burning in steep, rugged terrain west of.. more
The Gobbler's Fire was lightning-caused. It was reported at 2:36 pm on August 19th. It is burning in steep inaccessible terrain west of Gobblers Knob, near Stockton Flats at the upper end of Lytle Creek.
The fire was stopped at 413 acres and 100% containment was achieved On September 3rd. Firefighters have completed contingency lines at the base of the steep slopes north of Stockton Flats and the fire is now in patrol status.
|Date of Origin||Monday August 19th, 2013 approx. 02:36 PM|
|Location||Stockton Flats/North Fork Lytle Creek|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday September 03rd, 2013 approx. 06:00 PM|
Timber, including heavy dead/down fuels, also grass and sage on the valley floors
Heavy fuels and the possibility for roll out (burning debris rolling downhill) remains a concern. The fire is 413 acres and did not increase in acreage since August 26.
fire is now in patrol status
Firefighters have completed contingency lines at the base of the steep slopes north of Stockton Flats and will continue to monitor the fire
Extremely steep, rocky terrain