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Delta Lake Fire

Unit Information

Superior National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
8901 Grand Ave Place
Duluth, MN 55808

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginWednesday July 07th, 2021 approx. 04:00 PM
LocationNorth of Delta Lake, approximately 19 miles east of Ely, MN.
Incident CommanderMNICS Team B
Coordinates47.93 latitude, -91.74 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel20
Size62 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory), Medium logging slash. Fuels are extremely dry. The fire is burning in blowdown slash with very high accumulations of fuel loading.


Planned Actions

Suppression repair and backhaul of equipment


See West Zone Superior Fires for future updates

Current Weather

Weather Concerns