Wildfire Incident Information
Terrain
Satellite
OSM
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70% contained
Fire Status
OUT
Last Updated
1 hour, 46 mins ago
Fire Start
Saturday, April 9, 2022 3:27 PM PDT
Incident #
2022-TXTXS-002533
Fuels
Brush (2 feet), Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Dispatch Notes
Control: 4/20/2022 00:56 | Contain: 4/18/2022 21:43 | Out: 4/21/2022 01:00
Primary Fire Agency

State Forest Service — Texas A & M Forest Service

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Current Weather

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Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Training Area 23 Fire

 Texas A&M Forest Service responded to a request for assistance on the Training Area 23 wildfire in Bexar County. The fire ignited on April 9, 2022.

Texas A&M Forest Service is working in unified command with Joint Base San Antonio's Fire Department and initially responded on April 9 with a task force out of Fredericksburg (2 dozers, 2 engines), a Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) Strike Team (5 engines), 3 single engine air tankers, 1 air attack platform, 1 lead plane, 1 type 1 helicopter and 2 large airtankers at this time.  Additional TIFMAS Strike Teams have joined the suppression efforts on April 10.  Fire fighters continue to work with aircraft and heavy equipment to suppress this fire.

 

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Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Saturday, April 9, 2022 2:30 PM PDT
Location
Camp Bullis in the demolition range area
Incident Commander
Mike Dunivan, Texas A&M Forest Service; Joint Base San Antonio
Incident Description
Wildfire
Coordinates
29.686, -98.553

Current Situation

Total Personnel
80
Size (Acres)
3,005
Containment
70%
Fuels Involved
heavy oak, mesquite
Significant Events
Moderate

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Minimal spread is predicted as forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Some moderate fire activity in the interior is expected as unburned islands within the perimeter are consumed.
Projected Incident Activity
Utilize ground and air resources to hold, improve and generate additional containment lines.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Southerly winds are expected today at 10-20 with gusts to 30 and minimum RH values are expected to hover near 10%.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Information Officer
Email: information@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 979-255-0591
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/