Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
OUT
Last Updated
1 hour, 8 mins ago
Fire Start
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 2:28 PM PDT
Incident #
2022-TXTXS-002985
Fuels
Medium Logging Slash, Brush (2 feet)
Dispatch Notes
Control: 6/6/2022 21:02 | Contain: 5/29/2022 23:00 | Out: 6/6/2022 21:02
Costs
$3,400,302
Cause
Undetermined
Primary Fire Agency

State Forest Service — Texas A & M Forest Service

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Mesquite Heat Fire

The Mesquite Heat Fire started along HWY 277 about 7 miles southwest of Abilene on May 17, 2022.

The fire is now 10,960 acres and 93% contained.

The Southern Area Gold Incident Management Team will transition the Mesquite Heat Fire back to the Texas A&M Forest Service at 6 p.m. on May 29, 2022.

Incident Commander Debbie Beard would like to thank the Texas A&M Forest Service, local fire departments and many other cooperators and resources who have supported operations since the Gold Team assumed command on May 21, 2022.

She also wants to thank the residents in the local community for their hospitality during the team’s stay. 

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Mesquite Heat Fire Information
Email: 2022.mesquiteheat@firenet.gov
Phone: 325-671-4835
Hours: 9am-8pm
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/