The 681490 Fire is located in Hidalgo County, north of McCook near the intersection of FM 490 and FM 681. The fire is burning in a grass field with no structures threatened.
The fire was exhibiting active and wind-driven fire behavior. Twenty fire departments were on scene with heavy equipment and overhead personnel from Texas A&M Forest Service and private heavy equipment utilized to construct containment line.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Wednesday October 13th, 2021 approx. 03:45 PM|
|Incident Commander||James DeGrazia, Texas A&M Forest Service|
|Coordinates||26.534 latitude, -98.384 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
A low pressure system is moving into western and central Texas this evening which will maintain some breezy to windy conditions. 15mph sustained winds with gusts of 30mph have been observed.