The Chalk Mountain Fire started on July 18, 2022 at approximately 2:30 p.m. at the 8200 block of U Hwy 67 and CR 1004 Glen Rose, Texas in Somervell County. The Southern Area Type-1 Blue Team assumed command of the fire on July 20, 2022 and is working with multiple resources, including the Texas A&M Forest Service and numerous local fire departments, to contain the fire.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 18th, 2022 approx. 03:15 PM|
|Location||4.6 miles southwest of Glen Rose, Texas in Somervell County|
|Incident Commander||Mark Morales|
|Incident Description||Wildfire burning in Somervell County, Texas.|
|Coordinates||32.188 latitude, -97.868 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Short grass, brush, juniper
Fire conditions throughout the region remain at an elevated state.
Crews will mop-up remaining hotspots on the interior of the fire with a continued focus on gridding in areas near homes. The eastern and western edges of the fire are being monitored for remaining hotspots.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Firefighters will continue gridding and searching for hotspots until full containment is achieved.
Hot and dry conditions will persist throughout the area for the foreseeable future.