Last Updated
09/08/2015 7:28 PM
Date Started
09/02/2015 2:57 PM
Date Contained
09/08/2015 7:28 PM
Location Information
Off of Elk Mountain Road and Mount Dinger Road, north of Upper Lake
Latitude / Longitude
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit / Mendocino National Forest
Under Investigation

Resources Assigned

  • 270
  • 10
  • 1
  • 6
    Water Tenders
  • 4

Numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the State are flying fire suppression missions as conditions allow.

Status Update

Situation Summary

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:

Contact Information

CAL FIRE Information
(707) 967-4207

USFS Information
(530) 934-3316

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit / Mendocino National Forest



North Shore Fire District

Lake County Sheriff’s Office and CHP.