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202 Fire

Unit Information

Texas A&M Forest Service
College Station, TX 77845

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A dozer works to improve containment lines along the west flank of the fire. Hay bales can be seen burning in the backgroundImage options: [ Full Size ]

Firefighters are currently working to contain the 202 Fire in Bee County. The fire started on February 28, 2021 at approximately 1250 hours. The fire is located East of Beeville off of County Road 409.

Forward progression of the fire has been stopped. The fire is 80% contained as of 1645 hours. Focus is on the north and west sides of the fire with the south and east sides having been mopped up. Hay bales may create some issues with wind gusts along the western flank. 

Texas A&M Forest Service is currently in unified command and multiple VFDs are on scene. A Texas A&M Forest Service dozer crew is currently en route.  

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseDown Power Line
Date of OriginSunday February 28th, 2021 approx. 12:45 PM
Incident CommanderChris Wood, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates28.379 latitude, -97.678 longitude

Current Situation

Size636 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%

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