The Holcombe Road Fire in Crockett County started on April 19, 2020. Crockett County fire department initially responded to the fire and requested assistance from Texas A&M Forest Service, who joined the county in a unified command.
On the first day, fire behavior was very active with short runs and torching juniper. The local VFD was accompanied by 1 dozer and 1 utv from Fort Stockton and 1 dozer and 1 type 6 engine from San Angelo. Additional resources were ordered and scheduled to arrive the morning of 4/20.
Initially estimated 700 acres with 0% containment.