Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Saturday, December 9, 2023 9:27:18 AM PST

Wildfire Incident Report

Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
Incident #
FWAC Incident ID
Incident Name
Clear Lake Fire
Last Updated
Saturday, December 9, 2023 8:18 AM PST
(1 hour, 9 mins ago)
Fire Reported
Sunday, August 20, 2023 1:45 PM PDT
(3 months ago)
Incident Type
9.1 miles WNW of Logansport, LA
Timber (Grass and Understory)
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
Fire Discovered
Sun, Aug 20, 2023 3:45 PM UTC
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.
32.042454444444, -94.085540777778
400 Acres
Dispatch Contact
Texas Interagency Coordination Center | Lufkin, TX
Phone: 936-875-4786
Website: https://ticc.tamu.edu/
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