Terrain Satellite
Pennington Creek
FIRE
2,654
acres
14.3 mi
NW of Mineral Wells, TX
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
1 month ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-6943
Fire Start:
Monday, August 10, 2020 11:15 AM CDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Pennington Creek Fire

Firefighters are currently working to contain the Pennington Creek wildfire in Palo Pinto County. The fire started August 10, 2020 at 4:13pm approximately 4 miles northwest of Graford, Texas.

The wildfire is actively burning in grass and brush. Ground resources are working to construct fireline around the fire with assistance from aviation resources including Air Attack, a Type 1 Helicopter, and three single engine air tankers (SEATs).

Texas A&M Forest Service is currently in unified command with local resources to manage the fire.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Date of Origin:
Monday August 10th, 2020 approx. 04:15 PM
Incident Commander:
Sam Bundy, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates:
32.959, -98.28

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
18
Size (Acres):
2,654
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
grass, brush