Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
1 month ago
Fire Start
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:29 PM PDT
Incident #
2022-TXTXS-002262
Fuels
Tall Grass (2.5 feet), Brush (2 feet)
Dispatch Notes
Control: 4/4/2022 22:30 | Contain: 3/31/2022 23:10 | Out: 4/4/2022 22:30
Primary Fire Agency

State Forest Service — Texas A & M Forest Service

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Vib Fire

The Vib Fire started mid afternoon, March 30th, 2022 on private property, burning in grass and brush. The fire is located on King Ranch property in Brooks County outside of the town of Encino, Texas. No evacuations were called for during initial attack though structure protection was ongoing throughout the suppression efforts. One unoccupied outbuilding was destroyed.

Firefighters worked well into the night to hold the perimeter and protect threatened structures.  Work continued on March 31, 2022 and as of 4 pm the only heat pockets found are interior according to aircraft surveying the fire area. The fire is officially 100% contained and turned over to locals. Federal and state resources have been released as of 6pm. 
 
Pending any significant change in fire activity this will be the last update for this fire.  

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Unknown
Date of Origin
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 3:30 PM PDT
Location
Brooks County, Encino, Texas
Incident Commander
Scott Taylor, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates
26.96, -98.101

Current Situation

Total Personnel
13
Size (Acres)
9,424
Containment
100%

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Incident Contact
Public Information
Email: information@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 979-255-0591
Hours: 8 am -8 pm
Fire Unit Information
Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845

Dispatch Center Contact

Texas Interagency Coordination Center (TXTIC)

Lufkin, TX

936-875-4786

https://ticc.tamu.edu/