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Elk Fire

Elk Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: September 8, 2015 7:28 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: September 2, 2015 2:57 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit / Mendocino National Forest 
County: Lake County  
Location: Off of Elk Mountain Road and Mount Dinger Road, north of Upper Lake  
Acres Burned - Containment: 673 acres - 100% contained  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: CALFIRE, USFS, North Shore Fire District, Lake County Sheriff’s Office and CHP.  
Total Fire Personnel: 270  
Total Fire Engines: 10  
Total Fire crews: 4  
Total Dozers: 1  
Total Water Tenders: 6  
Long/Lat: -122 55.23/39 12.50  
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  

Phone Numbers  (707) 967-4207 (CAL FIRE Information) 
Phone Numbers  (530) 934-3316 (USFS Information) 

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