Firefighters are engaged in a wildfire in Kenedy County, located southeast of Sarita, east of Hwy 77. Texas A&M Forest Service is in unified command with local departments. Multiple local and mutual aid fire departments are also on scene. The fire is in the vicinity of a windmill farm and no structures are threatened at this time. Heavy equipment and fire suppression apparatus are making good progress in fire containment.
Fuels in the area is primarily grass and a smaller amounts of brush. Grasses in the region are cured from a hard freeze in February that may support an increase in wildfire growth and spread.
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