Monday wildfire update

POSTED: Monday, April 11, 2011 - 6:26pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am

Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to 10 fires for 22,432 acres.

Today the Texas Forest Service responded to 8 new calls for assistance from local fire departments.


New Fires:

Tom Green County, Encino Fire - 3,000 acres; lightning caused; 100% contained. .

Reagan County, Bird Lane Fire - Lightning caused; unknown on acreage.

Coke County, Wildcat Fire - Located 4 miles S of Eldorado; 540 acres; 50% contained.

Kent County, Cooper Mountain Ranch Fire - Located 14 miles south of Clairemont; 200 acres; 0% containment; TFS resources making progress.

Garza County, Austin fire - 50 acres; fire is contained.

Terrell County, Cannon Fire - Lightning caused, no further information.

Crockett County, Sutton Fire - Lightning caused; no further information.

Harrison County, 2 acres burned; controlled.

 

 

Fires Previously Reported:

Trans-Pecos Complex - Combined Fires consisting of the Roper fire in Brewster County, Hickman fire in Midland County, and the Rock House fire in Presidio County.

*Brewster County, Roper Fire - Located 5 miles NE of Alpine. 25,000 acres. 0% contained.

*Midland County, Hickman Fire - 16,500 acres; 98% contained.

*Presidio County, Rock House - 80,000 acres; 0% contained TFS resources remain on scene, as well as local and state resources.

Angelina County, #231 - 129 acres; 100% contained; 11 structures threatened; 1 camper lost.

Polk County, #234 - 7 acres; contained.

Eastland/Stephens/Palo Pinto Counties, Hohertz Fire - 2,100 acres; located 9 miles NW of Strawn; 100% contained.

Garza/Grosby Counties, Killough - 35,484 acres; 90% contained. .

Stonewall/Knox/King Counties, Swenson Fire - 103,384 acres; 80% contained. TFS resources remain on scene; making good progress.

Terrell County, Sanderson - 3,595 acres; 100% contained.

Rusk County, #101 - 2 acres; controlled.
 

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