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Rolling Pines Fire

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

January 20, 2022: Evening Update

Rolling Pines Fire Wildfire
News – 1/20/2022

 
Rolling Pines Fire Update
January 20, 2022
7:00 pm
 
Size: 812 acres
Containment: 70%
Date Started: January 18, 2022 
Cause: Under Investigation 

Starting tomorrow, updates will move to once a day posting. For more frequent information, please see the Bastrop Office of Emergency Management Facebook page.  
 
Acreage increased today due to the tactical firing operation which took place yesterday afternoon and better mapping in a remote section of the fire near the southwest corner. Resources have continued to patrol and improve containment lines today. 6.2 miles of containment line has been constructed and secured, with another 2.8 miles of containment line on which crews are continuing to improve. Fire behavior remains low, with scattered heavy down wooden material smoldering. 
 Winds are expected to remain above 10 mph through the evening, with lower relative humidity overnight. Leadership is continuing to make tactical decisions keeping weather predictions in mind.