On the evening of January 14, 2022, Martin Fire started approximately 18 miles east of the town of Olney. Local VFDs responded to assist. Fire was estimated to be 800 acres. Local responders were able to stop forward progression but still had some backing fire in rough terrain.
State resource from Texas A&M Forest Service (TAMFS) was requested to assist due to rocky terrain and heavy post oak presence. TAMFS resources along with Loving VFD (station 2) formed a unified command.
|Current as of|
|Cause||Unknown, Human Caused|
|Date of Origin||Friday January 14th, 2022 approx. 09:45 PM|
|Location||Aproximately 18 miles east of town of Olney, TX|
|Incident Commander||Ben Rieck, Texas A&M Forest Service|
|Coordinates||33.364 latitude, -98.49 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Post oak, timber
Finish contructing control line, patrol and map up