Tennant Fire Update - Klamath National Forest
YREKA, Calif, July 12, 2021- The Tennant Fire continues to show minimal fire activity, with the areas burning being within the 2009 Tennant Fire footprint. Resources have been assigned to isolate the areas of heat and mop them up. As of 6 A.M. July 12th, the Tennant Fire has burned 10,580 acres and is 100% contained.
On July 13th, 2021, Klamath National Forest Incident Management Team Type 3, will transfer command of the Tennant Fire to the Klamath National Forest Type 4 Incident Management Team. The Klamath Nati0nal Forest Type 4 Incident Management Team will continue monitoring the fire for any suppression needs and will continue suppression repair activites.
Area closures are in effect for areas surrounding the Tennant Fire. These closures are necessary to help ensure that no one is injured within the perimeters of the fire or surrounding areas due to hazards presented by burned and dead trees, blocked roads and other environmental hazards. The cause of the Tennant Fire is under investigation. Fire information can also be found on Facebook @KlamathNF, Twitter @Klamath_NF, and InciWeb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7584/.