Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Monday, May 10, 2021 4:21:32 PM MDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-NMGNF-000103
FWAC Incident ID
172976
Incident Name
Elk Fire
Last Updated
Monday, May 10, 2021 3:58 PM MDT
(23 mins, 30 secs ago)
Fire Reported
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:05 PM MDT
(1 month ago)
State
New Mexico
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
50.3 miles N of Santa Clara, NM
Responsible Agency
US Forest Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Gila National Forest
Notes
Controlled 4/26/2021 @1200 | Contain: 04/07/21 1200 | Control: 04/26/21 1200
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The Elk Fire is 229 acres and 100% contained. Incident command has transitioned to the Jackson IHC, with Darren Smith as ICT4 and Karel Williams as ICT4-trainee. All resources except for the Jackson, MS Type 1 IA crew will be released today. 

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Wednesday March 31st, 2021 approx. 10:00 AM
Location
30 miles east of Reserve, Catron County, NM. east of Elk Mountain.
Incident Commander
Darren Smith,ICT4; Karel Williams, ICT4t
Coordinates
33.833, -108.271
Total Personnel
20
Size (Acres)
229
Containment
100%
Estimated Containment Date
Wednesday April 07th, 2021 approx. 11:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Short grass, one foot
Incident Contact
Marta Call
Email: marta.call@usda.gov
Phone: 575-519-0103
Hours: M-F 7-6, S-S 8-6
Fire Unit Information
Gila National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3005 E. Camino del Bosque
Silver City, NM 88061
Dispatch Contact
Silver City Interagency Dispatch Center | Silver City, NM
Phone: 575-538-5371
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/swcc/dc/nmsdc/
Incident Map

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