Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:28:05 PM CDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-NWCG-7336
FWAC Incident ID
169796
Incident Name
Waco Wetlands Prescribed Fire
Last Updated
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:03 AM CDT
(2 weeks ago)
Fire Reported
Thursday, March 18, 2021 3:00 AM CDT
(1 month ago)
State
Texas
Incident Type
Prescribed Fire
Location
7.8 miles WNW of Waco, TX
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

One February 7, 2020, The Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) with assistance from Waco Fire Department, conducted a 70 acre RX Burn on the Waco Wetlands property (McLennan County Texas).   The burn objectives were for 95% consumption of cured grasses and burn dead/down trees.  The long term management objectives are to reduce the impact of invasive plants and promote growth of native grasses. In addition, the burn was utilized as a training opportunity for both agencies.   The burn was successful and met the objectives.

Incident Type
Prescribed Fire
Date of Origin
Friday February 07th, 2020 approx. 09:00 AM
Location
Waco Wetlands
Incident Commander
Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates
31.608, -97.306
Size (Acres)
70
Incident Contact
Fire Information
Email: information@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 9792550591
Fire Unit Information
Texas A & M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845
Incident Map

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