Mop up of the Tennant Fire continues, as does the strengthening of line where the fire remains active. Fire activity has remained low, with the occasional single tree torching and pocket of brush consumed when the fire came into alignment with an uphill slope. Most of the activity was isolated to the interior of the perimeter, primarily the 2009 Tennant Fire footprint. Due to the successful firing operation on July 3rd, this area is burning inwards at a slow rate of spread. Resources will continue to monitor this area and respond to any spot fires. A suppression repair plan has been created and efforts are underway to implement the plan.
As of 6 A.M. July 7th, the Tennant Fire has burned 10,614 acres and is 71% contained.
A cool down is expected through Thursday with high temperatures lowering closer to season averages. The cool down will be brief as significant heating returns by the weekend as a strong area of high pressure builds. Hot, dry, and unstable conditions are expected over the weekend with afternoon west to northwesterly breezes prevailing.
Evacuation Warnings are in effect for areas surrounding the Tennant Fire. Up-to-date information regarding evacuations can be viewed at an interactive map managed by the Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services.
The cause of the Tennant Fire is still under investigation.