Perryton Fire

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Perryton Fire


Approximate Location

36.093 latitude, -100.535 longitude

Incident Overview

TIFMAS crews doing mop up

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Fire is located in Ochiltree, Roberts, Hemphill and Lipscomb Counties in the Texas Panhandle. Estimated at 318,156 acres in size with 100 percent containment. Fire is the third largest in Texas A&M Forest Service history. Two homes have been reported as lost, and one fatality. All state resources have been released from the incident.

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday March 06th, 2017 approx. 04:00 PM
LocationLipscomb County
Incident CommanderICT3

Current Situation

Size318,156 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSunday March 12th, 2017 approx. 07:00 PM
Fuels Involved



Planned Actions

All state resources are in process of demob from incident.

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Unit Information

Texas A & M Forest Service
College Station, TX 77845

Incident Contacts

Phillip Truitt
Phone: 979-255-0591
Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Nick Harrison
Phone: 817-894-4761
Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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