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Sandstone Mountain Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Sandstone Mountain Fire began on the afternoon of May 17th. Multiple fires were caused in the area by a roadside start along State Highway 71, southeast of Llano, TX, including the Slab Road Fire. Local resources transitioned to unified command with Texas A&M Forest Service on the morning of May 18th. One structure was immediately threatened and saved by local resources. TAMFS heavy equipment and county motor graders are on scene building and improving containment line. Aviation resources were requested for reconicance on the Sandstone Mountain and Slab Road fires. Elevated to near critical fire weather is forecasted in the area through Friday.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseRoadside Ignition
Date of OriginTuesday May 17th, 2022 approx. 07:00 PM
Location4.3 Miles SE of Llano, TX
Incident CommanderTodd Mack, TIFMAS
Coordinates30.724 latitude, -98.636 longitude

Current Situation

Size351 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass/Brush

Significant Events

Minimal Fire Behavior, Smoldering

Outlook

Planned Actions

Crews will continue to patrol, mop up, and improve line until reaching 100% containment

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Elevated to near critical fire weather forecasted through Friday

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