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Stump Fire in Child's Meadows 97% contained

Here is the latest information on the Stump Fire burning in Child's Meadows off of Highway 36 and Highway 172 in Tehama County.

Posted: Aug 1, 2020 4:36 PM
Updated: Aug 10, 2020 8:52 AM

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.

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Although we're a little cooler in northern California today, the wind is already blowing and our weather will get hotter and windier this weekend. A Red Flag Warning will be in effect for our area tonight through Monday evening.
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