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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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Incident Contact

Fire Information
Email: 2021.westzone@firenet.gov
Phone: 218-365-7600
Hours: 7 days, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Highlighted Activity

07/29/2021 Last Delta Lake Update - see West Zone Superior Fires for Future Updates
 Last Delta Lake Update - See West Zone Superior Fires for Future Updates Date: Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:00 p.m. East Zone Fire Information: 218-386-2750 or the Superior National Forest...
News - 07/29/2021

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
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.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Suppression repair and backhaul of equipment

Remarks

See West Zone Superior Fires for future updates

Current Weather

Weather Concerns