Parker 2 Fire
|Parker 2 Fire|
Parker 2 Fire on August 3, 2017
|Location||Modoc National Forest, California, United States|
|Date(s)||August 3, 2017– August 28, 2017|
|Burned area||7,697 acres (31 km2)|
The Parker 2 Fire was a wildfire in the Modoc National Forest in Modoc County, California in the United States. The fire, which was reported on August 3, 2017, burned a total of 7,697 acres (31 km2). It was fully contained by August 28. The cause for the fire was lightning.
The Parker 2 Fire was first reported on August 3 at 2:00 pm. The fire was started by lightning and was fueled by grass, brush and timber. As of August 4, the fire grew to 1,500 acres (6 km2). As a result, the Parker Creek area of the Warner Mountains was closed.
The fire was contained, as of August 28, burning a total of 7,697 acres (31 km2).
- "Parker 2 Fire". Parker 2 Fire. United States Forest Service. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
- "New emergency fire closures on the Modoc National Forest". Mount Shasta Herald. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
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