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Elk Fire 2021

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

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News Releases — Elk Fire 2021

Update 04.10.2021 Released: 4/10/2021
 April 10, 2021 - The Elk Fire is 43 acres, in steep country with heavy dead and down. The fire is 100% contained.    The firefighters on the incident are continuing to mop up to strengthen...
Update 04.09.2021 Released: 4/9/2021
April 9, 2021 - The Elk Fire is 43 acres, in steep country with heavy dead and down. Containment is 98%.   The firefighters on the incident are continuing to mop up to strengthen containment...
Update 04.08.2021 Released: 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...
Update 04.07.2021 Released: 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...
Update 04.06.2021 Released: 4/6/2021
April 6, 2021 - As of this morning fire behavior on the Elk Fire has moderated significantly.  Estimated acreage remains at between 50 and 75 acres, without significant increase in the fire's...