The Sam Jim Fire, discovered on September 5, is burning in ponderosa pine with a grass understory and in mixed conifer. It is located in a side drainage of Chevelon Canyon. Smoke may be visible in the Forest Lakes area, and off Forest Roads 504 & 170.
Sam Jim Fire Summary
- Discovery date: September 5, 2016
- Location: On the Black Mesa Ranger District; approximately 4 miles south of Chevelon Lake
- Cause: Lightning
- Size: Approximately 50 acres
- Resources: 1 Type 6 Engine and miscellaneous overhead