202 Fire Update: February 28th, 8:00 PM
Location: Bee County, East of Beeville off of County Road 409
Acreage: 636 acres
Forward progression of the fire has stopped. Local resources completed mop up and containment along most of the fire perimeter. The Texas A&M Forest Service dozer crew arrived and improved containment lines along the west flank of the fire where some hay bales were still burning and smoldering near the line. 95% containment as of 2000 hours
Local resources on scene today included 10 local fire departments with 27 apparatus and 1 privately-owned piece of heavy equipment.
A wind shift is expected to occur tonight due to a cold front. Texas A&M Forest Service and local resources will return in the morning to check containment lines.