Wildfire Incident Information
Terrain
Satellite
OSM
15% contained
Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
5 months ago
Fire Start
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 12:12 PM PDT
Incident #
TXS-2992-
Fuels
Brush (2 feet), Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Dispatch Notes
Contain: 8/12/2023 17:23

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 10 months ago

On August 9, around 2:00 p.m. Texas A&M Forest Service received a request for assistance on a fire burning approximately 15 miles northwest of Seymour, Texas in Knox County.

Texas A&M Forest Service mobilized the following resources to assist: fire managers, aircraft, dozers, and engines.

Basic Incident Details

Last Updated
Thu, Aug 10, 2023 4:34 PM UTC
Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Fire Discovered
Wed, Aug 9, 2023 2:12 PM UTC
Location
Knox County, 15 miles northwest of Seymour, Texas west of FM 1919
Incident Commander
R. Fonvielle, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates
33.712222222222, -99.502

Current Situation

Total Personnel
21
Size
1,500 Acres
Containment
15%
Significant Events

Active fire behavior reported with limited access due to terrain. No structures are threatened at this time.

Today around 10:00 a.m. a slopover occurred on the right flank.

Dispatch Center Contact

Texas Interagency Coordination Center (TXTIC)

Lufkin, TX

936-875-4786

https://ticc.tamu.edu/