Wildfire Incident Information
Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Sponsored by
100% contained
Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
1 hour, 49 mins ago
Fire Start
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 3:52 PM MDT
Incident #
2022-TXTXS-002732
Fuels
Tall Grass (2.5 feet), Brush (2 feet)
Dispatch Notes
Control: 4/28/2022 22:25 | Contain: 4/23/2022 17:50 | Out: 4/29/2022 00:07
Primary Fire Agency

State Forest Service — Texas A & M Forest Service

Sponsored by

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Horseshoe Fire

 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.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Unknown
Date of Origin
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 4:30 AM MDT
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

Fire Incident Contact

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 Center Contact

Texas Interagency Coordination Center (TXTIC)

Lufkin, TX

936-875-4786

https://ticc.tamu.edu/