Thursday wildfire update

Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 6:54pm

Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to 1 fire for 1 acre.

Today the Texas Forest Service responded to 4 requests for assistance from local fire departments.

Upshur County - Fire #113 - N32 35.475 W95 01.137 - TFS bulldozers responded to 2-3 acre fire in grass and timber at 4:25 pm. Fire is approximately 5 miles east of Big Sandy. 4-5 VFDs on scene. Gas wells threatened. No further information at this time.

Franklin County, Fire #112 - N 33 04.331 W95 09.334 - TFS bulldozer responded to 1/4 acre fire caused by debris burning. Fire was contained at 3:15 pm.

Houston County, Fire #197 - N31 19.513 W 95 29.132 - TFS bulldozer responded to 15 acre fire at 4:20. No other information at this .

Garza County, Unnamed Fire - N33 11.921 W101 22.436 0 TFS bulldozers, engines, air attack and supervision responded to a fire estimated to be 250 acres at 5:00 pm south of Post of FM 669.

For more wildfire related information, please visit:

http://ticc.tamu.edu/

http://txforestservice.tamu.edu/main/default.aspx?dept=frp

From Texas Forest Service

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