Terrain Satellite
Baffin
FIRE
4,800
acres
42.8 mi
SSW of Corpus Christi, TX
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
2 weeks ago
Incident #:
2021-NWCG-7346
Fire Start:
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:30 AM CDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Baffin Fire

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.

Basic Information

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

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