Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Monday, May 10, 2021 4:05:05 PM CDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-NWCG-7358
FWAC Incident ID
173314
Incident Name
Tecolote Fire
Last Updated
Monday, April 12, 2021 12:01 PM CDT
(1 month ago)
Fire Reported
Thursday, April 8, 2021 7:00 AM CDT
(1 month ago)
State
Texas
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
21.8 miles NNE of Edinburg, TX
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

Firefighters are currently responding to the Tecolote Fire located in Hidalgo County, west of Raymondville and north of Hwy 186. Forward progression has been stopped. Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) resources are on scene and engaged in containment efforts utilizing an engine and heavy equipment. TFS has established unified command with US Fish and Wildlife Service and local fire departments. Aerial resources were requested, which are staged in Alice, Texas. An Air Attack is on scene providing aerial guidance and surveillance. Two Single Engine Air Tankers also made several water drops onto the fire.    

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Incident Commander
Tim Pierson, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates
26.57, -97.974
Size (Acres)
818
Containment
100%
Fuels Involved
grass and brush
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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