Wildfire Incident Information
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96% contained
Fire Status
UNKNOWN
Last Updated
5 days ago
Fire Start
Monday, July 18, 2022 10:15 AM CDT
Incident #
NWCG-2022-NWCG-8255
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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the Chalk Mountain Fire

The Chalk Mountain Fire started on July 18, 2022 at approximately 2:30 p.m. at the 8200 block of U Hwy 67 and CR 1004 Glen Rose, Texas in Somervell County. The Southern Area Type-1 Blue Team assumed command of the fire on July 20, 2022 and is working with multiple resources, including the Texas A&M Forest Service and numerous local fire departments, to contain the fire.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Monday, July 18, 2022 3:15 PM CDT
Location
4.6 miles southwest of Glen Rose, Texas in Somervell County
Incident Commander
Mark Morales
Incident Description
Wildfire burning in Somervell County, Texas.
Coordinates
32.188, -97.868

Current Situation

Total Personnel
150
Size (Acres)
6,755
Containment
96%
Fuels Involved
Short grass, brush, juniper
Significant Events
Fire conditions throughout the region remain at an elevated state.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Crews will mop-up remaining hotspots on the interior of the fire with a continued focus on gridding in areas near homes. The eastern and western edges of the fire are being monitored for remaining hotspots.
Projected Incident Activity
Firefighters will continue gridding and searching for hotspots until full containment is achieved.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Hot and dry conditions will persist throughout the area for the foreseeable future.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Email: information@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 979-255-0591
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Fire Unit Information
Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845