Wildfire Incident Report

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

Wildfire Incident Report

Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
Incident #
FWAC Incident ID
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)
Incident Type
Prescribed Fire
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
Waco Wetlands
Incident Commander
Texas A&M Forest Service
31.608, -97.306
Size (Acres)
Incident Contact
Fire Information
Email: information@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 9792550591
Fire Unit Information
Texas A & M Forest Service
College Station, TX 77845
Incident Map

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