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202 Fire

Unit Information

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

202 Fire Update: February 28th, 8:45 PM

202 Fire Wildfire
News – 2/28/2021

202 Fire Update: February 28th, 8:00 PM
Location: Bee County, East of Beeville off of County Road 409
Acreage: 636 acres
Containment: 95%

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.