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Elk Fire

  • Lake County
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  • Started: Sep 03, 2015
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  • Last Updated: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 9:28 AM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

673

No new updates for this fire. 673 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was under investigatio

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Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

NO
Evacuation orders have not been issued.

Have any road closures been announced?

NO
No nearby roads are closed at this time.

Additional Details

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SCHOOL CLOSURES

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CAUSE

Under Investigatio

INJURIES

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STRUCTURES THREATENED

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STRUCTURES DESTROYED

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CONDITIONS

Firefighters continue mopping up the Elk Fire north of Upper Lake in Lake County. The fire is now 90% contained. Command of the fire will transition to the Mendocino National Forest on Tuesday morning (9/8) and crews will continue to mop-up and patrol for hot spots over the next 3-5 days.CAL FIRE and the USFS continue to urge the public to be extremely cautious while working or recreating near dry fuels for the remainder of the fire season. Using equipment, parking in dry grass, mowing, dragging tow chains, and cooking are all avoidable causes of fire. You can learn more by visiting:www.preventwildfireca.org

DATA SOURCE

CalFire GeoMAC

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit / Mendocino National Forest

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