Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
OUT
Last Updated
37 mins, 37 secs ago
Fire Start
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:45 AM PDT
Incident #
2022-TXTXS-002991
Fuels
Brush (2 feet), Brush (2 feet)
Dispatch Notes
Control: 5/26/2022 20:42 | Contain: 5/20/2022 23:25 | Out: 5/26/2022 20:42
Cause
Undetermined
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 Sandstone Mountain Fire

The Sandstone Mountain Fire began on the afternoon of May 17th. Multiple fires were caused in the area by a roadside start along State Highway 71, southeast of Llano, TX, including the Slab Road Fire. Local resources transitioned to unified command with Texas A&M Forest Service on the morning of May 18th. One structure was immediately threatened and saved by local resources. TAMFS heavy equipment and county motor graders are on scene building and improving containment line. Aviation resources were requested for reconicance on the Sandstone Mountain and Slab Road fires. Elevated to near critical fire weather is forecasted in the area through Friday.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Walter Flocke
Email: walter.flocke@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 346-345-9746
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm
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/