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Eastland Complex

Unit Information

Texas A&M Forest Service
College Station, TX 77845

Eastland Complex Update: March 20, 10:00 am

Eastland Complex Wildfire
News – 3/20/2022

Eastland Complex Fire

Morning Update 10:00 am
March 20, 2022 

Eastland Complex:
Acres: 54,015
Containment: 30%

Cause: Under investigation
Kidd Fire: 42,333 acres (mapped), 25% contained, (Carbon and Gorman). Kidd fire still continues to be the main fire of concern. For operational plans today, crews will focus on completing containment lines around the Kidd fire. Command anticipates for line to be completed around fire today. Other ground resources will be used for mop up and patrol of the fire, along with aviation resources being utilized when needed on the fire. 

For the Kidd Fire, there has been a total of 142 structures reported lost. No differentiation between homes and outbuildings at this time.

Wheat Field Fire: 7,268 acres (mapped), 40% contained, (NW of Rising Star). 
Fire crews will work on improving containment lines. Along with continuing to work on mop up and patrol of the fire, extinguishing any hotspots.  

Oak Mott Fire: 4,031 acres (mapped), 60% contained, (SE of Rising Star). Resources will continue to mop up and patrol the fire extinguishing any hot spots that are located. 

Walling Fire: 383 acres (mapped), 100% contained, (W of Nimrod)