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Tecolote Fire

Unit Information

Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas
College Station, TX 77845

This incident is no longer being updated.

Firefighters are currently responding to the Tecolote Fire located in Hidalgo County, west of Raymondville and north of Hwy 186. Forward progression has been stopped. Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) resources are on scene and engaged in containment efforts utilizing an engine and heavy equipment. TFS has established unified command with US Fish and Wildlife Service and local fire departments. Aerial resources were requested, which are staged in Alice, Texas. An Air Attack is on scene providing aerial guidance and surveillance. Two Single Engine Air Tankers also made several water drops onto the fire.    

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Incident CommanderTim Pierson, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates26.57 latitude, -97.974 longitude

Current Situation

Size818 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

grass and brush