Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Saturday, September 18, 2021 1:43:56 AM CDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-NWCG-7346
FWAC Incident ID
171558
Incident Name
Baffin Fire
Last Updated
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 5:02 PM CDT
(6 months ago)
Fire Reported
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:30 AM CDT
(6 months ago)
State
Texas
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
42.8 miles SSW of Corpus Christi, TX
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

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.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Incident Commander
Ricky Holbrook, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates
27.074, -97.56
Size (Acres)
4,800
Containment
100%
Fuels Involved
Primarily grass
Incident Contact
Heather Gonzales
Email: hgonzales@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 361-212-9270
Fire Unit Information
Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845
Incident Map

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