Firefighters are currently working to contain the Trails wildfire in Llano County. The fire started August 13, 2020 at 4:30pm in Horseshoe Bay, Texas.
The wildfire is actively burning and multiple structures are threatened. Voluntary evacuations took place on the evening of the 13th, but have been lifted and residents can return home. Check with the City of Horseshoe Bay for further information: https://bit.ly/2Cppowm.
Ground resources are working to construct fireline around the fire. Aviation resources are supporting ground crews and will be heavily utilized. Aerial firefighting resources include an Air Attack platform, 1 Type 1 Helicopter, and three single engine air tankers (SEATs).
Texas A&M Forest Service is currently in unified command with local resources to manage the fire.
A temporary flight restriction, NOTAM FDC 0/2427, is in place over the fire area to provide a safe environment for firefighting aircraft, https://bit.ly/2Fq9naH.
|Current as of|
|Cause||Accidental Roadside Start|
|Date of Origin||Thursday August 13th, 2020 approx. 04:30 PM|
|Incident Commander||Will Hood, Texas A&M Forest Service|
|Coordinates||30.559 latitude, -99.415 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|