Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Friday, June 24, 2022 10:15:12 PM PDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2022-TXTXS-001766
FWAC Incident ID
239599
Incident Name
La Paloma Fire
Last Updated
Saturday, April 9, 2022 5:00 PM PDT
(2 months ago)
Fire Reported
Friday, March 18, 2022 10:57 AM PDT
(3 months ago)
State
Texas
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
14.2 miles ESE of Rio Grande City, TX
Responsible Agency
State Forest Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Texas A & M Forest Service
Fuels
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Notes
Control: 3/21/2022 16:48 | Contain: 3/19/2022 02:18 | Out: 3/21/2022 16:51
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

Local authorities in Starr County requested assistance from the Texas A&M Forest Service on the La Paloma fire at approximately 1245 on March 18th, 2022. There were reports of multiple structures threatened with high potential for growth due to weather and vegetation characteristics. 

Aviation Resources have been requested for this incident to provide surveillance and assist with suppression due to the fire's proximity to structures.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Debris Burning
Date of Origin
Friday March 18th, 2022 approx. 12:45 PM
Incident Commander
James DeGrazia
Incident Description
Wildfire located near Sullivan City, Texas.
Coordinates
26.298, -98.616
Size (Acres)
750
Containment
20%
Incident Contact
Alex Bregenzer
Phone: 5123545790
Hours: M-F 9-5 , Sa-Sn 9-5
Fire Unit Information
Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845
Dispatch Contact
Texas Interagency Coordination Center | Lufkin, TX
Phone: 936-875-4786
Website: https://ticc.tamu.edu/
Incident Map

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