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Elk

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Sawtooth National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
370 American Ave.
Jerome, ID 83338

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The Elk Fire was reported on May 15, 2021 at 2:20 P.M.. The fire is located 8 miles North West of Stanley Idaho. It is burning in Brush, Grass and Timber. It is estimated to be 40 acres in size. The fire laid down significantly overnight with little activity and growth. Fire personnel are continuing to secure the perimeter. A Helicopter is available if needed and dipping from Stanley Lake. Highway 21 is open for travel with no issues. We do ask that the public stay out of the area for the safety of the personnel working on the fire and public safety. 

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Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Coordinates44.297 latitude, -115.044 longitude

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