Wildfire Incident Information
Terrain
Satellite
OSM
0% contained
Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
1 hour, 5 mins ago
Fire Start
Monday, February 26, 2024 12:16 PM PST
Incident #
TXS-0317-
Fuels
Short Grass (1 foot), Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Dispatch Notes
Contain: 3/17/2024 02:35

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 month ago

At approximately 2:20 pm on February 26, 2024, Texas A&M Forest Service received a request for assistance for a wildfire in Hutchinson County. Texas A&M Forest Service crews are working in unified command with local resources.The fire ignited one mile north of Sinnett, Texas and east of Highway 207, with initial fire behavior reported as extremely active in tall grasses due to high winds and low relative humidity. Winds gusting over 40- 50 mph pushed the fire east from Highway 207 approximately 30 miles to Highway 70 north of Pampa, Texas.  Heavy equipment and fire engines on scene are focusing on life safety and the safe creation of containment line. Additional resources have been requested and are in bound.                    

Basic Incident Details

Last Updated
Tue, Feb 27, 2024 12:43 AM UTC
Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Unknown
Fire Discovered
Mon, Feb 26, 2024 2:20 PM UTC
Location
Hutchinson county , Texas
Incident Commander
M. Smith, Texas A&M Forest Service in unified command with local officials
Coordinates
35.847875, -101.43264722222

Current Situation

Size
40,000 Acres
Containment
0%

Dispatch Center Contact

Texas Interagency Coordination Center (TXTIC)

Lufkin, TX

936-875-4786

https://ticc.tamu.edu/