Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Tuesday, July 16, 2024 3:12:34 AM PDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
TXS-3022-
FWAC Incident ID
43340100
Incident Name
Monkey Creek Fire
Last Updated
Saturday, December 16, 2023 10:18 AM PST
(7 months ago)
Fire Reported
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 4:03 PM PDT
(12 months ago)
State
Texas
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
10.3 miles SSW of Quanah, TX
Fuels
Brush (2 feet), Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Notes
Contain: 8/14/2023 01:28
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

Around 6 p.m. on August 9, Texas A&M Forest Service received a request for assistance on a fire burning 8 miles South of Quanah in Hardeman County, Texas. The fire is burning in juniper shrub and grass fuels.

Texas A&M Forest Service has mobilized the following to assist with response efforts: fire managers and miscellaneous overhead, dozers, engine crews.

Last Updated
Thu, Aug 10, 2023 12:27 AM UTC
Incident Type
Wildfire
Fire Discovered
Wed, Aug 9, 2023 6:00 PM UTC
Location
Hardeman County, 8 miles South of Quanah along HWY 6
Incident Commander
Ben Rieck, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates
34.148333333333, -99.791111111111
Size
800 Acres
Containment
0%
Fuels Involved

Juniper Shrub and Grass

Significant Events

Evacuation of Copper Breaks State Park

Planned Actions
Dozer crews will continue to construct containment line while engine crews work to protect structures.
Dispatch Contact
Texas Interagency Coordination Center | Lufkin, TX
Phone: 936-875-4786
Website: https://ticc.tamu.edu/
Incident Map

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