On August 4th, at approximately 1:30 PM, Texas A&M Forest Service was called to assist with a wildfire located 30 miles south of Highway 190 between Livingston and Woodville. The fire was initially reported to be 100 acres and quickly grew to 300 acres.
Crews arrived on scene and observed high fire behavior in a mixture of pine plantation and hardwood fuels. Three homes in the area are currently threatened.
Texas A&M Forest Service is working in unified command with local fire departments to protect homes, and has ordered multiple aviation resources to assist with the fire.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday August 04th, 2022 approx. 01:00 PM|
|Location||57 miles south of Lufkin, TX|
|Incident Commander||R. Holbrook, Texas A&M Forest Service|
|Coordinates||30.544 latitude, -94.556 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Thursday August 04th, 2022 approx. 09:00 PM|
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
The fire became 100% contained at approximately 9:00pm on August 4th, crews will return to in the check the fire and conduct mop up operations.
conduct mop up operations and monitor the smoldering fire
|Projected Incident Activity|
Conduct mop up operations with bulldozers
Temperatures will decline slightly and the relative humidity percentage will increase as chances for thunderstorms are present in the afternoon. Firefighters will be cautious of outflow winds as storms develop.