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Blanket Fire

Unit Information

Texas A&M Forest Service
College Station, TX 77845

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Night View of the Blanket Fire in Brooks County, Tx - July 10, 2022Image options: [ Full Size ]

 Recon flight found a few interior smokes that are no threat to the fire line. Local fire department will continue to patrol and mop up as needed.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseVehicle Fire
Date of OriginSaturday July 09th, 2022 approx. 03:00 PM
LocationBrooks County
Incident CommanderTodd Weverka, TAMFS
Incident Descriptionlarge wildfire
Coordinates27.049 latitude, -98.294 longitude

Current Situation

Size5,900 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Fuels Involved

grass, mesquite and juniper

Significant Events

Local fire departments will continue to monitor and mop up hot spots


Planned Actions

monitor and mop up

Projected Incident Activity

continue to patrol monitor, mop up

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

historical high temperatures, southerly drying winds

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