Terrain Satellite
Smith Canyon
FIRE
11,348
acres
3.8 mi
S of Iraan, TX
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
1 week ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7121
Fire Start:
Monday, August 31, 2020 1:30 PM CDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Smith Canyon Fire

Firefighters are currently working to contain the Smith Canyon wildfire in Pecos County. The fire started August 31, 2020 at 6:25 pm approximately 4 miles south of Iraan, Texas.

The wildfire is actively burning in grass and brush. Ground resources are working to construct containment lines around the fire.

Texas A&M Forest Service is currently in unified command with local resources to manage the fire.
 
A temporary flight restriction has been put in place to provide a safe firefighting area for aerial resources. https://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_0_2815.html  https://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_0_2816.html

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Monday August 31st, 2020 approx. 06:30 PM
Incident Commander:
Michael Smith, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates:
30.86, -101.91
Size (Acres):
11,348
Containment:
100%