Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to12 fires for 16,892 acres.
Today the Texas Forest Service responded to seven new calls for assistance from local fire departments.
Kerr County, Schoelzzow Fire - 250 acres. Located 16 miles southwest of Hunt. Air attack and single-engine air tankers responding.
Stephens County, Lucas Fire - 150 acres. Located 6 miles southwest of Caddo. TFS resources: air attack, helicopter. Local resources on scene.
Panola County, No. 106 - 1 acre; no further information.
Cass County No. 141 - 1 acre; controlled.
Newton County, No. 238 - 10 acres; controlled.
Angelina County No. 239 - 78 acres.
Tyler County No. 240 - 10 acres; controlled.
Fire Previously Reported:
Tom Green County, Encino Fire -11,000 acres; lightning caused; 40 percent contained. TFS resources: Engines, Bulldozers, Air Tankers.
Coke County, Wildcat Fire - Located 4 miles south of Eldorado; 540 acres; 50 percent contained; lightning caused.
Kent County, Cooper Mountain Ranch Fire - Located 14 miles south of Clairemont. 1,616 acres; 25 percent contained; TFS resources on scene: bulldozers, engines, air tankers..
Terrell County, Cannon Fire - Lightning caused, no further information.
Crockett County, Sutton Fire - Lightning caused; no further information.
Harrison County, 2 acres burned; controlled.
*Brewster County, Roper Fire - Located 5 miles northeast of Alpine. 25,000 acres. 98 percent contained. TFS resources include: Bulldozers and engines.
*Midland County, Hickman Fire - 16,500 acres; 98 percent contained. 34 homes lost - 500 evacuations. TFS resources include: Air tankers; helicopters; bulldozers; engines.
*Presidio County, Rock House Fire - 120,000 acres; 0 percent contained. 40-50 homes lost. TFS resources include 20 person crews; bulldozers; engines; air tankers.
Angelina County, No. 231 - 129 acres; 100 percent contained; 11 structures threatened; 1 camper lost.
Polk County, No. 234 - 7 acres; contained.
Eastland/Stephens/Palo Pinto Counties, Hohertz Fire - 2,100 acres; located 9 miles NW of Strawn; 100 percent contained.
Garza/Grosby Counties, Killough Fire - 35,484 acres; 90 percent contained. TFS resources include: bulldozers; engines; air tankers.
Stonewall/Knox/King Counties, Swenson Fire - 103,384 acres; 90 percent contained. 160 homes saved.
Palo Pinto County, Hohertz Fire - 2,100 acres; 100 percent contained.
Pecos County, Cannon Fire - 4,500 acres; lightning caused. TFS resources include air attack and two single-engine air tankers (SEATs).
From Texas Forest Service