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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 04.08.2021

Elk Fire 2021 Wildfire
News – 4/8/2021

 April 8, 2021 - The Elk Fire is 43 acres, in steep country with heavy dead and down. Containment is 98%.   

The firefighters on the incident have completed fireline construction and are mopping up. 

Resources currently working on the fire:

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

Fire managers are anticipating significant resource demobilization tomorrow.