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Fire Status
Last Updated
27 mins, 26 secs ago
Fire Start
Friday, August 5, 2022 9:00 AM CDT
Incident #
Primary Fire Agency

National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the High Point Fire

Friday August 5th Texas A&M Forest Service received a request for assistance from Gorman Volunteer Fire Department for a wildfire located in Eastland County northeast of Gorman. Upon initial size up the fire is at 100 acres with moderate to extreme fire behavior, aircraft has been requested to assist ground resources with slowing the flanks and head of the fire. Dozers are engaging and have begun constructing containment line with holding support from engine crews.

Texas A&M Forest Service is currently working in unified command with local responders and is utilizing air attack for support. Aircraft have made several beneficial drops and fire activity has dropped tremendously at this time.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Human Caused, Farm Equipment.
Date of Origin
Friday, August 5, 2022 2:00 PM CDT
Eastland County, 7 miles northeast of Gorman off of CoRd 510
Incident Commander
Sean Snyder, United States Forest Service
32.325, -98.586
Size (Acres)
Fuels Involved
Grass, Oak and Brush

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Continue to patrol and mop up fire.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Hot and generally dry conditions will prevail through this evening
with south-southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. High temperatures around
100 and minimum humidity around 30% can be expected. RH recovery to around 70% is expected Monday morning.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Stuart Morris
Email: stuart.morris@tfs.tamu.edu
Phone: 9362177013
Hours: SS 9-9P
Fire Unit Information
Texas A&M Forest Service
College Station, TX 77845