Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Saturday, June 15, 2024 5:17:51 PM PDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
TXS-2834-
FWAC Incident ID
42064417
Incident Name
Oak Grove Fire
Last Updated
Saturday, December 16, 2023 10:18 AM PST
(6 months ago)
Fire Reported
Saturday, August 5, 2023 1:29 PM PDT
(11 months ago)
State
Texas
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
7.6 miles NNW of San Marcos, TX
Fuels
Brush (2 feet), Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Notes
Contain: 8/10/2023 16:41
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

At 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 5, Texas A&M Forest Service received a request for assistance on a fire burning north of San Marcos, Hays County, Texas. The fire is burning in grass and brush fuels, and is making runs and spotting in several areas.

Multiple structures are threatened and evacuations are in place. An evacuation shelter has been established at Promised Land Church, 1650 Lime Kiln Road, San Marcos, Texas. The Hays County Office of Emergency Management is providing updates on evacuations.

Texas A&M Forest Service has mobilized the following to assist with response efforts: fire managers and miscellaneous overhead, dozers, the Cherokee Interagency Hotshot Crew, engine crews from Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS), Emergency Medical Task Force (EMTF) personnel and aircraft, including single engine air tankers and Super Scoopers.

There is a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) in place for the area over the fire [NOTAM: FDC 3/8882, https://bit.ly/44Uhymh]. Please avoid the area to provide a safe environment for firefighting aircraft. 

Last Updated
Sat, Aug 5, 2023 6:19 PM UTC
Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Fire Discovered
Sat, Aug 5, 2023 2:30 PM UTC
Location
near San Marcos, Texas in Hays County
Incident Commander
Will Hood, Texas A&M Forest Service
Hays County
Coordinates
29.980813333333, -97.989476666667
Size
70 Acres
Containment
0%
Dispatch Contact
Texas Interagency Coordination Center | Lufkin, TX
Phone: 936-875-4786
Website: https://ticc.tamu.edu/
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