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Last Updated
1 month ago
Fire Start
Thursday, March 17, 2022 3:10 PM PDT
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Dispatch Notes
Control: 4/8/2022 17:41 | Contain: 3/31/2022 18:53 | Out: 4/8/2022 17:42
Primary Fire Agency

State Forest Service — Texas A & M Forest Service

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Inciweb information was updated: 2 months ago

Incident Photo for the Wheat Field Fire

This page will no longer be updated. For further information on the Walling Fire, go to the Eastland Complex InciWeb page: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8010/
Local authorities in Eastland County requested assistance from Texas A&M Forest Service on the Wheat Field Fire at approximately 6:00 pm on March 17th, 2022. Initial crews on scene immediately requested for more resources, including an incident commander with more complex qualifications. Forward progression has not been stopped. It is actively burning in thick brush and coastal grass fields. Heavy equipment and a Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) strike team are currently on scene. 

Basic Incident Details

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Incident Commander
Jim Cooper, Texas A&M Forest Service
32.199, -99.103
Size (Acres)

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Stuart Morris
Phone: 936-217-7013
Fire Unit Information
Texas A&M Forest Service
College Station, TX 77845

Dispatch Center Contact

Texas Interagency Coordination Center (TXTIC)

Lufkin, TX