Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Saturday, December 9, 2023 9:45:51 AM PST

Wildfire Incident Report

Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
Incident #
FWAC Incident ID
Incident Name
Electric Slide Fire
Last Updated
Saturday, December 9, 2023 9:18 AM PST
(27 mins, 49 secs ago)
Fire Reported
Friday, August 18, 2023 1:25 PM PDT
(4 months ago)
Incident Type
21.6 miles S of Falfurrias, TX
Short Grass (1 foot), Chaparral (6 feet)
Control: 8/21/2023 23:15 | Contain: 8/19/2023 23:04
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

Texas A&M Forest Service received a request for assistance for a fire approximately 1/5 miles south of Encino, Texas on August 18, at 3:30 pm. The fire is actively burning and there are evacuations for residents along CR 304 (Las Cuatas Road). Multiple structure have been damaged and destroyed. Ongoing assessments will determine the number and types of structures impacted. 

Local firefighters have been joined by personnel, heavy equipment, fire engines, and aviation resources from Texas A&M Forest Service and Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System. 

The area will experience excessive heat today and low humidity will be below 30 percent through Saturday. 

Last Updated
Fri, Aug 18, 2023 7:59 PM UTC
Incident Type
Fire Discovered
Fri, Aug 18, 2023 3:30 PM UTC
Approximately 1.5 miles south of Encino, Texas
Incident Commander
R. Peacock/Texas A&M Forest Service, in coordination with local authorities
26.904553333333, -98.139567222222
1,500 Acres
Dispatch Contact
Texas Interagency Coordination Center | Lufkin, TX
Phone: 936-875-4786
Website: https://ticc.tamu.edu/
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