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CHILD'S MEADOWS, Calif. - The Stump Fire has burned 684 acres, with containment reaching 97%, according to Lassen National Forest officials.
Hot and dry conditions for the next few days. There is a potential for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds.
No structures are threatened, the fire is burning in steep terrain. There were safety issues with the rollout of large trees and boulders.
The Stump Fire started Aug. 1, 2020, at 1:55 p.m. on Doe Mountain above Child's Meadow Highway 36 and Highway 172. The cause was a lightning-struck tree from a storm system that passed through several days prior, according to Inciweb.