Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Saturday, June 15, 2024 3:38:41 PM PDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
TXS-3398-
FWAC Incident ID
46608447
Incident Name
Clear Lake Fire
Last Updated
Saturday, December 16, 2023 10:18 AM PST
(6 months ago)
Fire Reported
Sunday, August 20, 2023 1:45 PM PDT
(10 months ago)
State
Texas
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
9.1 miles WNW of Logansport, LA
Fuels
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Notes
Control: 9/13/2023 14:10 | Contain: 8/23/2023 22:12
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

Texas A&M Forest Service received a request for assistance for a fire approximately 2.5 miles west of the Texas/Louisiana state borders on FM 31 South, in Panola County, Texas on August 20, at 3:45 pm. 

Local firefighters have been by personnel, heavy equipment, and aviation resources from Texas A&M Forest Service. The fire is displaying very active behavior with crown run and spotting in pine timber. Multiple structures have been evacuated and are currently receiving structure protection from local fire engines. Heavy equipment is currently working on the priority southern edge of the fire, trying to decrease forward spread.

The area has been, and will continue to experience excessive heat today, and is receiving winds from the west at 5-13 mph with an expected shift to southeastern winds at 5 mph after 3 am.

Last Updated
Sun, Aug 20, 2023 8:02 PM UTC
Incident Type
Wildfire
Fire Discovered
Sun, Aug 20, 2023 3:45 PM UTC
Location
Approximately 2.5 miles west of the Texas/Louisiana state borders on FM 31 South, in Panola County, Texas
Incident Commander
B. Pope, Texas A&M Forest Service in coordination with local officials.
Coordinates
32.042454444444, -94.085540777778
Size
400 Acres
Containment
0%
Dispatch Contact
Texas Interagency Coordination Center | Lufkin, TX
Phone: 936-875-4786
Website: https://ticc.tamu.edu/
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