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Sarco

Unit Information

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

This incident is no longer being updated.

Sunday - Aug 7, 6 PM Update: Air attack is underway to suppress fire activity while light conditions allow.. Incident resources working on west flank. Landowners with graders and VFD working on Right flank.

8 PM Update: Activity has diminished other than some heavy areas on the west, Most VFD have been released and headed back.  Other firefighting resources remain to continue suppression and containment operations.

10 PM Update:  Per ICT,  90% contained fire is lined turned over to locals for the night for monitoring and suppression as needed. 

Monday - Aug 8, 3 PM -  95% contained.  IC  reports locals have been monitoring the fire.

5 PM Update -  Personnel and engines patrolled fire and mopped up any heat found near the fireline.

Tuesday - Aug  9, 9 PM - 100% contained.  Containment lines are holding and no issues reported. Some interior smoldering present, but should not pose a threat.

Wednesday - Aug 10 - Mop up and patrol. 

 

More information will be provided as available. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday August 07th, 2022 approx. 12:45 PM
Location18.5 miles NE of Beeville
Incident CommanderTJ Reeder
Coordinates28.464 latitude, -97.438 longitude

Current Situation

Size515 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush and tall grass

Significant Events

Minimal

Outlook

Planned Actions

Mop up and Patrol

Projected Incident Activity

Patrol fire and mop up any heat found near the fireline

Remarks

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

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