Tennant Fire reached 100% containment at 10,580 acres

This story includes the dramatic firenado videotaped by the US Forest Service during the early days of the Tennant Fire.

Posted: Jun 29, 2021 8:48 AM
Updated: Jul 12, 2021 3:33 PM

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. - As of Monday, crews have contained 100% of the perimeter of the Tennant Fire.  It has burned 10,580 acres, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

The U.S. Forest Service said they will not provide more updates "unless significant activity occurs."

Management of the Tennant Fire was transfered Saturday from California Incident Management Team 15 back to the Klamath National Forest.

The Tennant Fire burned on the east side of the Klamath National Forest near Highway 97 and Tennant Road.

The cause of the Tennant Fire is still under investigation.

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CAL FIRE is also assigned to the fire.

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