Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Friday, June 24, 2022 11:28:47 PM MDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2022-TXTXS-002732
FWAC Incident ID
243337
Incident Name
Horseshoe Fire
Last Updated
Friday, June 24, 2022 11:00 PM MDT
(28 mins, 45 secs ago)
Fire Reported
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 3:52 PM MDT
(2 months ago)
State
Texas
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
16 miles NNW of Amarillo, TX
Responsible Agency
State Forest Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Texas A & M Forest Service
Fuels
Tall Grass (2.5 feet), Brush (2 feet)
Notes
Control: 4/28/2022 22:25 | Contain: 4/23/2022 17:50 | Out: 4/29/2022 00:07
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

 On April 20, 2022, at approximately 5:00 pm A wildfire had started in Potter County in Valley De Oro. The Texas A&M Forest Service (TAMFS) was requested and is working in Unified command with Potter County Fire Department. Crews are engaging both flanks with heavy equipment, engines and aircraft. Within Valley De Oro, the communities of Buena Vista, Plum Thicket and Horseshoe have been evacuated. Potter County Fire, TAMFS, Boys Ranch Volunteer Fire Department, and Randall County Fire are all on scene. Fire is pushing West with significant activity being observed.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Unknown
Date of Origin
Wednesday April 20th, 2022 approx. 04:30 AM
Location
Potter County, Valley De Oro
Incident Commander
Jason Calvet, Texas A&M Forest Service
Incident Description
Fire is located in rough canyon topography with short grass and brush.
Coordinates
35.463, -102.106
Size (Acres)
553
Containment
100%
Fuels Involved
Short Grass, Brush
Incident Contact
Juan Rodriguez
Email: juan.rodriguez@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 806-220-5156
Hours: M-F 8-8 SS 8-8
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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