UPDATE 1 | THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021
A wildfire is burning approximately 7 miles southeast of Happy Camp on the Klamath National Forest in the State of California.
The fire was detected on April 4th around 1400 hours PT, which is burning in the drainage of Elk Creek. It has scorched 43 acres of timber and a high number of dead snags that are in an area where fire has impacted the area.
There about 200 firefighters from KNF and CAL FIRE, along with 5 crews, 12 engines, 1 dozer, 2 water tenders and 4 falling modules that have been deployed and are working currently on the fire line. Fire line construction has now been completed and personnel are focused on finishing mop-up operations.
The cause is unknown at this time and is still under investigation.
There has been a 75% containment status achieved at the time of this post.
(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – Updated @ 1800 hours PT