Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:12:47 PM MDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-NWCG-7359
FWAC Incident ID
173462
Incident Name
Elk Fire
Last Updated
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:04 PM MDT
(8 mins, 24 secs ago)
Fire Reported
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:00 AM MDT
(1 month ago)
State
New Mexico
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
61.4 miles ESE of Springerville, AZ
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
Incident Map

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