Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Friday, March 5, 2021 2:38:24 PM CST

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2020-NWCG-6908
FWAC Incident ID
129675
Incident Name
Mays Fire
Last Updated
Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:23 PM CDT
(7 months ago)
Fire Reported
Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:40 PM CDT
(7 months ago)
State
Texas
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
11.4 miles NNE of Voca, TX
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

Firefighters are currently working to contain the Mays wildfire in San Saba County. The fire started August 2, 2020 at 5:40pm approximately 16 miles east of Brady, Texas.

The wildfire is burning in rocky and rough terrain, with multiple structures threatened. Ground crews are working to construct fireline around the fire, working in coordination with aviation resources.

Texas A&M Forest Service is currently in unified command with Richland Springs Volunteer Fire Department to manage the fire.

A temporary flight restriction, NOTAM FDC 0/9307, is in place over the fire area to provide a safe environment for firefighting aircraft, https://bit.ly/30EShhx.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Vehicle On Tall Dry Grass
Date of Origin
Sunday August 02nd, 2020 approx. 05:40 PM
Location
5 miles southeast of Rochelle, TX
Incident Commander
Matthew Schlaefer, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates
31.126, -99.049
Size (Acres)
9,813
Containment
100%
Fuels Involved
grass and brush
Incident Contact
Erin O'Connor
Email: information@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 979-255-0591
Hours: Daily 8 AM - 8 PM
Fire Unit Information
Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845
Incident Map

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