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Grissom Fire

Unit Information

Texas A&M Forest Service
College Station, TX 77845

Grissom Fire Afternoon Update

Grissom Fire Wildfire
News – 5/8/2022

Grissom Fire Update

May 8, 2022
1:00 pm 
Size: 1200 acres
Containment: 30%
Road Closures and Evacuations: None at this time
Structures lost: None at this time

The Grissom Fire showed extreme fire behavior yesterday with single tree torching and crown runs, there are several structures in the area, but none have been damaged at this time. Air craft are supporting our ground resources with Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) drops and a type 1 helicopter performing strategic bucket drops. The activity on the Grissom fire is starting to pick up with the heat of the day, crews continue to work on containment lines and structure protection.