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Elk Fire 2021

Unit Information

Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1711 S. Main St
Yreka, CA 96097

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Update 04.07.2021

Elk Fire 2021 Wildfire
News – 4/7/2021

April 7, 2021 - As of this morning fire behavior on the Elk Fire continues to be minimal.  Estimated acreage remains at 50 acres, with 50% containment.  

The firefighters on the incident are continuing to construct fireline and mopping up.

Approximately 200 personnel are currently working on the fire:

  • 10 type-3 engines
  • 2 type-6 engines
  • 5 20-person hand crews
  • 1 wildland fire module
  • 1 dozer
  • 4 falling modules
  • 2 water tenders