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Sandstone Mountain Fire

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Unit Information

Texas 
College Station, 
Texas 
77845 
Texas 
College Station, 
Texas 
77845 

Incident Contacts

  • Walter Flocke
    Email:
    walter.flocke@tfs.tamu.edu
    Phone:
    346-345-9746
    Hours:
    M-F 9am-5pm

Sandstone Fire Update 05/20/2022 10:00am

Sandstone Mountain Fire
Announcement - 05/20/2022

Size: 351 acres

Containment: 95%

Cause: Roadside Start

Start Date: 05/17/2022


TAMFS command transitioned with Texas Interstate Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) Strike Team 157 on Thursday, May 19th. Observed fire activity is minimal with smoldering and some smokes on the interior of the fire. Strike Team 157 will staff the fire on 5/20 and continue to mop up and patrol fire perimeter. 


Skies are in the process of becoming mostly cloudy. Dew Points are in the middle to upper 60s wit RH values near 70 percent. Highs today will top
out around 98 with a min humidity near 30 percent. South winds will prevail once again through the period. There is a 20 percent chance

of a shower or storm late this afternoon.