Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
Last Updated
1 month ago
Fire Start
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 12:58 PM PDT
Incident #
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Dispatch Notes
Control: 4/6/2022 23:36 | Contain: 4/3/2022 00:13 | Out: 4/6/2022 23:38
Primary Fire Agency

State Forest Service — Texas A & M Forest Service

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Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Canadian River Bottom Fire

Texas A&M Forest Service (TAMFS) responded to a request for assistance in Roberts County from Canadian FD for a new start off Highway 60 between Miami and Canadian. During initial attack, the fire fire was very active with long range spotting and rapid rates of spread.  The fire moved northeast crossing HWY 83 and 33, but stayed south of the town Canadian.

Heavy equipment engaged immediately to construct containment line focusing on the right flank in preparation for the wind shift. Currently, forward progression of the fire has stopped and resources will continue to focus on mop up and containment.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Along Us Hwy 60 South Of Canadian, Texas. Roberts And Hemphill Counties
Date of Origin
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 12:00 AM PDT
Approximately 15 miles SW of Canadian, Texas
Incident Commander
Steven Moore, Texas A&M Forest Service, unified command with Roberts County
35.745, -100.543

Current Situation

Total Personnel
Size (Acres)
Fuels Involved
Tall Grasses
Significant Events
Forward progression of fire has been stopped, crews will continue mop up and line improvement.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Mop up and containment.
Projected Incident Activity
Crews continue to mop-up and patrol the fire area. There has been some heat found but there
are no concerns to holding lines at this time. Some resources have been pulled from the fire to respond to a new start south near Wheeler. There is no expected increase in fire activity at this time.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Fire received moisture last night.Northwest 20 foot winds 5 to 10 mph will increase this afternoon to around 15 mph out of the south at the fire site. South to southeast 20 foot winds tonight at the fire site will increase to around 15 to 25 mph with gusts near 30 mph. Generally clear skies are expected today and tonight but will become partly to mostly cloudy by Sunday afternoon at the fire site. No precipitation is forecast at the fire site today through tonight and into much of Sunday, showers or possibly thunderstorms may develop late Sunday afternoon or Sunday evening at the fire site. A cold front will move through the fire site around 1500 to 1700 hours Sunday and switch the southwest 20 foot winds of around 15 mph or so to the west and northwest to north 15 to 25 mph with gusts near 30 mph.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Juan Rodriguez
Email: Juan.Rodriguez@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 806-220-5156
Fire Unit Information
Texas A&M Forest Service
College Station, TX 77845

Dispatch Center Contact

Texas Interagency Coordination Center (TXTIC)

Lufkin, TX