Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
OUT
Last Updated
28 mins, 32 secs ago
Fire Start
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 2:34 PM PDT
Incident #
2022-TXTXS-002986
Fuels
Brush (2 feet), Brush (2 feet)
Dispatch Notes
Control: 5/28/2022 20:58 | Contain: 5/22/2022 21:37 | Out: 5/28/2022 20:58
Costs
$1
Cause
Natural / Natural / Lightning
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 Coconut Fire

The Coconut Fire started 18 miles south of Vernon, on May 17 at approximately 4:30pm. Elevated fire conditions contributed to a rapid spread and significant fire behavior. Texas A&M Forest Service received a request for assistance from local fire department and is currently working in unified command with local responders.

Fire activity has been extreme with rapid spread and crowning in the mesquite brush. Crews are focused on operations related to life safety and will continue with structure protection and line construction.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Angel Lopez Portillo
Email: angel.Lopez@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 940-283-4361
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/