Terrain Satellite
Elk
FIRE
229
acres
61.4 mi
ESE of Springerville, AZ
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
45 mins, 37 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-NWCG-7359
Fire Start:
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:00 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 6 days ago

Incident Photo for the Elk Fire

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. 

Basic Information

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

Current Situation

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

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