Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Saturday, June 15, 2024 4:14:06 PM PDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
TXS-2871-
FWAC Incident ID
42358138
Incident Name
Double Back Fire
Last Updated
Saturday, December 16, 2023 10:18 AM PST
(6 months ago)
Fire Reported
Sunday, August 6, 2023 12:50 PM PDT
(11 months ago)
State
Texas
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
3.3 miles SW of Godley, TX
Fuels
Timber (Grass and Understory), Brush (2 feet)
Notes
Contain: 8/12/2023 00:51
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

At 4:50 p.m. on Aug. 6, Texas A&M Forest Service received a request for assistance on a fire burning southwest of Godley, Johnson County, Texas. The fire is burning in grass fuels, and is exhibiting moderate to extreme fire behavior, burning actively on both flanks and the head.

Multiple structures are threatened and a voluntary evacuation is in place for CR 1233. Fire managers are requesting law enforcement support to clear boater traffic off of Lake Granbury.

Texas A&M Forest Service has mobilized the following to assist with response efforts: fire managers and miscellaneous overhead, dozers, engine crews from Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS), Emergency Medical Task Force (EMTF) personnel and aircraft, including an air attack plane (AA), single engine air tankers (SEATs), a fireboss plane (FB), helicopters and a large airtanker (LAT).

A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) is in place for the area over the fire, [NOTAM: FDC 3/9140, bit.ly/3OsCM3E]. Please avoid the area to provide a safe environment for firefighting aircraft.

Last Updated
Sun, Aug 6, 2023 6:30 PM UTC
Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Unknown
Fire Discovered
Sun, Aug 6, 2023 4:50 PM UTC
Location
3 mi southwest of Godley Texas, Johnson County
Incident Commander
No information at this time
Coordinates
32.418718333333, -97.569985
Total Personnel
35
Size
300 Acres
Containment
0%
Fuels Involved

Grass

Dispatch Contact
Texas Interagency Coordination Center | Lufkin, TX
Phone: 936-875-4786
Website: https://ticc.tamu.edu/
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