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Chalk Mountain Fire

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College Station, 
College Station, 

Incident Contacts

Fire Information
Phone: 979-255-0591

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The Chalk Mountain Fire started on July 18, 2022 at approximately 2:30 p.m. at the 8200 block of U Hwy 67 and CR 1004 Glen Rose, Texas in Somervell County. The Southern Area Type-1 Blue Team assumed command of the fire on July 20, 2022 and is working with multiple resources, including the Texas A&M Forest Service and numerous local fire departments, to contain the fire.

Basic Information
Current as of Fri, 08/12/2022 - 12:00
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Under investigation
Date of Origin
Location 4.6 miles southwest of Glen Rose, Texas in Somervell County
Incident Commander Mark Morales
Incident Description Wildfire burning in Somervell County, Texas.
Coordinates 32° 11' 16'' Latitude
-97° 52'
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Size 6,755 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 100%
Fuels Involved

Short grass, brush, juniper

Significant Events

Fire conditions throughout the region remain at an elevated state.

Planned Actions

Crews will mop-up remaining hotspots on the interior of the fire with a continued focus on gridding in areas near homes. The eastern and western edges of the fire are being monitored for remaining hotspots.

Projected Incident Activity

Firefighters will continue gridding and searching for hotspots until full containment is achieved.

Current Weather
Weather Concerns

Hot and dry conditions will persist throughout the area for the foreseeable future.