Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Buck
FIRE
18,688.0
acres
15.8 mi
SSW of Throckmorton, TX
100%
contained
Fire Status:
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
3 weeks ago
Incident #:
2021-NWCG-7880
Fire Start:
Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:00 AM CDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Buck Fire

 The Buck Fire started some time on the Afternoon of Thursday, October 28th in Throckmorton County, South of the town of Throckmorton. TAMFS was contacted around 17:30 and responded with two dozers and a motor grader. Upon size up, fire activity was extreme, moving quickly due to the high winds. Additional resources are expected to be on site to assist later tonight and first thing tomorrow morning.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Date of Origin:
Thursday, October 28, 2021 1:00 PM CDT
Location:
Throckmorton/Shackelford County line
Incident Commander:
Jeff Webb, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates:
32.972, -99.368
Size (Acres):
18,688
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
Grass and Mesquite Brush

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
High Winds, Low RH

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Stuart S Morris
Email: stuart.morris@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 9362177013
Fire Unit Information
Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845