Terrain Satellite
Waco Wetlands Prescribed
FIRE
130
acres
7.8 mi
WNW of Waco, TX
3 weeks
it's burned for
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
35 mins, 17 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-NWCG-7336
Fire Start:
Thursday, March 18, 2021 3:00 AM CDT

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Incident Overview Updated: 1 year ago

Incident Photo for the Waco Wetlands Prescribed Fire

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.

Basic Information

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

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Email: information@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 9792550591
Fire Unit Information
Texas A & M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845