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Grissom Fire

Unit Information

Texas A&M Forest Service
College Station, TX 77845

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 The Drissom Fire started on the afternoon of May 7th, and was extremely active with the column visible from Abilene. Texas A&M Forest Service (TAMFS) arrive on scene around 20:00 and is working in unified command with several local responders. TAMFS dozer crews are working to put in fire line with several rural structure threatened in the area. Extremely high temperatures coupled with dry fuels have contributed to the extreme fire behavior.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday May 07th, 2022 approx. 03:00 PM
LocationColeman County near Brown County line, off of county road 108
Incident CommanderJacob Brockett, Texas A&M Forest Service
Coordinates31.798 latitude, -99.208 longitude

Current Situation

Size1,552 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Mesquite, Juniper and Grass

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